NSAID( NON STEROIDAL ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUGS) INDUCED RASH: A CASE REPORT
Anti-inflammatory drugs, Aspirin, Allergy, Adverse drug reactions, Hypersensitivity reactions, management.
Frequent use of non-sterodial anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDS) has been paralleled by increasing occurrence of Adverse reactions which may vary from mild Local skin rashes to gastric irritation to, generalized symptoms even life-threatening anaphylaxis. NSAIDS are among the most commonly used drugs and are the first or second to the antibiotics based on the patient requirements. NSAID induced Hypersensitivity reactions are character by a wide pattern of symptoms which involve both Immunological and non-immunological mechanisms. Drug induced hypersensitivity reactions cannot be achieved without understanding the underlying mechanism and that history alone cannot be sufficient to accurate diagnosis and management.