Which medications are unlikely to cause drug eruptions?

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Jonathan E Blume, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Answer

Drugs unlikely to cause skin reactions are as follows:

  • Digoxin

  • Meperidine

  • Acetaminophen

  • Diphenhydramine hydrochloride

  • Aspirin

  • Aminophylline

  • Prochlorperazine

  • Ferrous sulfate

  • Prednisone

  • Codeine

  • Tetracycline

  • Morphine

  • Regular insulin

  • Warfarin

  • Folic acid

  • Methyldopa

  • Chlorpromazine

  • Serotonin-specific reuptake inhibitors

  • Topical gels (eg, 4% tetracaine gel may cause serious cutaneous adverse reactions) [8]


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