Drug Allergy (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
Always contact the health-care provider who prescribed the medication for advice.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/30/2014
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Drug eruptions can mimic a wide range of dermatoses. The morphologies are myriad and include morbilliform (most common, see Media file 1), urticarial, papulosquamous, pustular, and bullous. Medications can also cause pruritus and dysesthesia without an obvious eruption.