oa Modern Medicine - Drugs as a cause of unexplained fever
|Article Title||Drugs as a cause of unexplained fever|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, USA|
|Publication Date||Jul 1987|
|Pages||47 - 52|
|Keyword(s)||Drug fever, Pharmacology, Types and Unexplained fever|
Drug fever should be suspected when fever occurs when a drug is administered or shortly thereafter, when the patient's temperature rises unexpectedly during a course of drug therapy, or when there are other indications of hypersensitivity, such as rash, eosinophilia, urticaria, or serum sickness.
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