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A 22-year-old female asked:

How many times have you seen stevens-johnson syndrome caused by prescribed diltiazem?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 35 years experience
Very rare: the syndrome alone is very rare - one person per million kinda rare. can occur with any drug but usually a sulfa based drug and very very rare with diltiazem. Probably would have to do a world litature search to find even a few cases related to this drug.
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A 24-year-old member asked:

Does stevens johnson syndrome usually cause many symptoms?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 48 years experience
Yes: Extensive rash with shedding skin. Also can involve ocnjunctiva and oral activity.This needs immediate medical attention and hospitalization , preferably at burn unit where they can handle extensive skin problem.
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