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Drug-Induced Pemphigus

Drug-Induced Pemphigus: Introduction

Drug-Induced Pemphigus: Pemphigus is an autoimmune skin blistering disease which affects mainly the skin - mucous membranes are rarely affected. Drug-induced pemphigus is an autoimmune response to a drug. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Drug-Induced Pemphigus is available below.

Symptoms of Drug-Induced Pemphigus

Treatments for Drug-Induced Pemphigus

  • Cease taking the drug causing the condition. If symptoms don't resolve immunosuppressive therapy or corticosteroids may be required. Skin lesions must be managed properly to avoid infection - Antibiotics may be needed if infection develops. Diet may need to be altered if oral lesions are present in order to prevent further damage to the oral mucosa.
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Causes of Drug-Induced Pemphigus

  • Drugs often implicated in drug-induced pemphigus are: enalapril, captopril, pencillamine, thiol drugs, sulfur-containing drugs, cephalosporins, levodopa, heroin, progesterone, Phenobarbital, rifampicin and cephalosporin
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Misdiagnosis and Drug-Induced Pemphigus

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