Ofloxacin Induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome-Case Report

Affiliation
D Sathishkumar

Department of pharmacology, Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, AP
Y.Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy

Department of pharmacology, Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, AP
S Sharon Sonia

Department of pharmacology, Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, AP
G Yamini Durga

Chalalapathi institute of pharmaceutical sciences, Guntur, AP.
Abstract

Ofloxacin is commonly used antimicrobial agent to combat various infections. Drug-induced cutaneous adverse effects are major health problem. Its predominant forms include maculopapular rash, Stevens - Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, fixed drug eruption and urticaria. The Adverse effects of quinolones includes gastrointestinal symptoms, which are the most frequent, neuropsychiatric symptoms, hematologic abnormalities are less common. Steven-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is an acute, self-

Keywords

Ofloxacin, Steven-Johnson Syndrome, Mucocutaneous lesions, corticosteroids, adverse effects.