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FDA Gives SJS Label Update to Antipsychotics

antipsychotics may lead to stevens-johnson syndromeThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently updated the labels of three antipsychotic drugs containing ziprasidone. Geodon Capsules, Geodon Injection, and Geodon Oral Suspension have all been associated with Stevens–Johnson Syndrome (SJS), a life-threatening skin condition that often requires hospitalization. The agency recommends that patients discontinue use of these drugs if severe skin-related adverse reactions are suspected.

Although SJS can result from infection, medications are the leading ...

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