Cutaneous reactions to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. A review.

  title={Cutaneous reactions to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. A review.},
  author={Michael E Bigby and R S Stern},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={12 5 Pt 1},
The nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of drugs used in medical practice. This review discusses the diverse cutaneous reactions associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Adverse cutaneous reactions occur most frequently with benoxaprofen, piroxicam, sulindac, meclofenamate sodium, zomepirac sodium, and phenylbutazone. The most serious adverse cutaneous reactions, Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis, appear to be… CONTINUE READING