[Anaphylaxis caused by omeprazole].

  title={[Anaphylaxis caused by omeprazole].},
  author={Stefanie Kamann and Carolyn Bauer and Ingrid Fackler and Bernhard Przybilla},
  journal={Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete},
  volume={57 11},
  pages={1016-8, 1020}
Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor which reduces both basal and stimulated gastric acid secretion by inhibiting the parietal cell enzyme H(+)-K(+)-adenosine triphosphatase. Typical adverse effects of proton pump inhibitors are nausea, diarrhea, constipation and endocrinologic abnormalities such as gynecomastia. Cutaneous side effects are rare but may include contact dermatitis, lichenoid eruption, leukocytoclastic vasculitis or toxic epidermal necrolysis; anaphylaxis is rare. We identified… CONTINUE READING


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