Which medications may cause toxic epidermal necrolysis in HIV disease?

Updated: Apr 19, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Toxic epidermal necrolysis has been reported with the following agents in patients with HIV:

  • Fluconazole

  • Clindamycin and other antibiotics

  • Phenobarbital

  • Chlormezanone

Fixed drug eruption has been reported in 2 patients receiving saquinavir, an HIV-1 protease inhibitor.


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