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Incivek Side Effects Linked to Life-Threatening Skin Reactions: FDA

  • Written by: Irvin Jackson
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Federal drug regulators issued a warning this week about a potential risk of serious skin reactions associated with side effects of Incivek, a hepatitis C drug that has been linked to cases of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and other serious skin problems that have killed at least one patient when combined with other drugs. …

Lamictal, Chantix Linked to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Reports

A recent analysis of adverse event reports filed with the FDA last year raises serious concerns about the risk of potentially fatal skin reactions from the epilepsy drug Lamictal, as well as the smoking cessation drug Chantix, with the medications linked to more than 200 reported reactions last year, including seven deaths.…