What is an example of idiosyncratic reactions in nonimmunologically mediated drug eruptions?

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Jonathan E Blume, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Idiosyncratic reactions are unpredictable and not explained by the pharmacologic properties of the drug. An example is the individual with infectious mononucleosis who develops a rash when given ampicillin.


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