Thursday, August 12, 2010

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Antibiotic fever

Fever that occurs on starting a drug without any other probable cause of fever is known as antibiotic fever. It may be part of an allergic reaction to the drug or a preservative of the drug. It usually occurs with beta lactam antibiotics, procainamide, alpha methyl dopa and isoniazid.

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