On March 18, 2008, in the FDA's safety newsletter, there was a report of serious skin reactions
occuring in patients getting Remicade. Your problem sounds very much like what was described in the alert
. "The serious skin reactions presented mostly with rash and skin lesions on the trunk, limbs, shoulder, back, hands, and face. In some SJS cases, oral mucositis or ulceration, genital ulceration, and/or fever were also reported. An allergic-type reaction occurred in 1 patient who first had hives and swollen lips, eyes, and face, followed by EM lesions on her back and hypoxia."
In a few cases of TEN, the skin reactions consisted of desquamation and progressive, generalized pruritus and skin peeling; a severe, scaly, pigmented, necrotizing rash over the body; and erythema with blepharoconjunctivitis, angioedema, and tightness in the throat.
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