What are the rates of drug eruptions in patients with HIV infection?

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Jonathan E Blume, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Cutaneous reaction rates in patients with HIV infection are as follows [7] :

  • Sulfasalazine - 20%

  • Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole - 14.9%

  • Dapsone - 3.1%

  • Aminopenicillins - 9.3%

  • Penicillins - 3.8%

  • Anticonvulsants - 3.4%

  • Penicillinase-resistant penicillins - 2.9%

  • Cephalosporins - 2.7%

  • Quinolones - 2.1%

  • Ketoconazole - 2%

  • Clindamycin - 1.8%

  • Primaquine - 1.8%

  • Tetracycline - 1.2%

  • Pentamidine - 1%

  • NSAIDs - 0.9%

  • Erythromycin - 0.6%

  • Zidovudine - 0.3%


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