Stevens-Johnson syndrome associated with glipizide therapy

Jeffrey B. Cheng, Robert C. Anderson, Ponciano D Cruz

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We describe a patient with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (erythema multiforme major) associated with an increase in glipizide dosage administration. Glipizide is a second-generation sulfonylurea commonly used to treat patients with noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus Although several reports have documented Stevens-Johnson syndrome caused by first-generation sulfonylureas, our case appears to be the first report of a second-generation sulfonylurea associated with Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-38
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Dermatology


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