Ofloxacin/ tinidazole induced fixed drug eruption- a case report

Keywords: Ofloxacin, antibiotic, adverse drug reaction, stomach flu, allergic reaction, irrational therapy, tinidazole


Introduction: An immunological cutaneous adverse drug reaction is distinguished as sharply defined lesions with red rashes and sharp borders, erythematous lesions with or without blisters developing within an hour or in a few cases within a week after drug administration is termed as fixed drug eruptions (FDE). FDE is one of the major forms of drug-induced dermatosis. Various class of drugs that are causative agents for FDE includes antibiotics, anticonvulsants, antivirals, and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). FDE is easily recognized and differentiated from other drug eruptions since it does not occur voluntarily or during infection.

Case report: This case report is to spotlight the case of a 52-year-old male patient who was undergoing treatment for acute gastroenteritis and suffered from FDE due to administration of IV Ofloxacin.


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Monika Kapoor, I.S.F College of Pharmacy, Moga, Punjab, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice


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Monika Kapoor. Ofloxacin/ tinidazole induced fixed drug eruption- a case report. jpadr [Internet]. 2021Mar.1 [cited 2024Jul.22];2(1):36-8. Available from: http://jpadr.com/index.php/jpadr/article/view/22