Fixed drug eruptions caused by cross-reactive quinolones

Author(s): P Deepa Kameswari, Nitya Selvaraj, Mangaiarkkarasi Adhimoolam

Fixed drug eruptions (FDE) are the common dermatological adverse drug reaction accounts for 16–21% of all cutaneous drug reactions in India. Drugs most frequently implicated in FDE are antimicrobials, anticonvulsants, and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. Here, we report a rare case of bullous FDE due to ciprofloxacin followed by ofloxacin administration.

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