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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 111-113

Levofloxacin-induced bullous fixed drug eruption: A rare case report

1 Department of Pharmacology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pharmacology, SMBT IMS and RC, Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Satish E Bahekar
SMBT IMS and RC, Dhamangaon Ghoti, Ta. Igatpuri, Nashik - 422 403, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2349-5006.183691

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Drug-induced cutaneous adverse drug reactions are very much common, especially with antibiotics. Fluoroquinolones are widely used antibiotics for different types of infective conditions. However, dermatological adverse drug reactions to this category of antibiotics are very rare but many times fatal. Bullous fixed drug eruption (FDE), being one of them, is very important to watch for. Here, we are reporting levofloxacin-induced bullous FDE in elderly hypertensive patient.

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