Paracetamol induced erythema multiforme major: a rare case report

Mukesh Kumar, . Soni


Paracetamol is the most quotidian drug used for fever and pain. Adverse drug reaction to paracetamol in India are rare, at times they can lead to lethal situations like erythema multiforme. The most common drug induced erythema multiforme are due to drugs like barbiturate, NSAIDs, penicillin, sulfonamide, nitrofurantoin, phenothiazines and anticonvulsants. There are very few detailed case reports of erythema multiforme due to use of paracetamol. We report a case of erythema multiforme which occurred due to use of paracetamol. The clinical feature and management of patient are described in brief.


Paracetamol, Erythema multiforme, Adverse drug reaction

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