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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 235--236

Sparfloxacin induced toxic epidermal necrolysis

1 Department of Clinical Pharmacy, J. S. S. Medical College Hospital, Mysore., India
2 Department of Medicine, Holdsworth Memorial Hospital, Mysore., India

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M Ramesh
Department of Pharmacy Practice, J. S. S. College of Pharmacy, S.S. Nagar, Mysore-15.
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Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a life-threatening cutaneous adverse drug reaction. TEN is known to occur with the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics, but only four cases of sparfloxacin induced TEN have been reported to the WHO database. This is another case report of sparfloxacin induced TEN.


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