Ibuprofen causes Finley Kirwan to be diagnosed with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
A spokesperson for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome UK – a charity that supports those affected, advised: 'Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a life-threatening form of adverse drug reaction which affects the skin and mucous membranes in the body and leaves most ...
Metro - Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:31

Toddler's skin erupts in huge rash and turns black after he suffers horrific ...
Daily Mail - Mon, 25 Jan 2016 06:29

Mum tells of horror after ibuprofen causes baby's skin to blister and blacken
The Sun - Mon, 25 Jan 2016 05:00

Educate before you medicate: Chase's battle with SJS
He saw Chase within minutes of his arrival and quickly diagnosed him with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. "It's actually an immune system reaction, an overreaction," Dr. Lee said. "For some reason, something happens to the body, it can be a medication, ...
Tucson News Now - Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:47

Prescription for harm: Dangerous drug mix leaves woman fighting for life
In depositions, Bellinger said his diagnosis of bipolar disorder was based on multiple conversations with Conway over a period of months and that his prescriptions were in line with successful treatment plans for other patients. He said he was familiar ...
Chicago Tribune - Thu, 11 Feb 2016 03:06

Becki Conway left blind after suffering reaction to prescribed drug pairing
Conway was eventually diagnosed with the Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), a rare disorder that begins with flu-like symptoms and is typically a reaction to a medication, and can prove fatal. She said she had only a 20 per cent chance to survive, but now ...
Daily Mail - Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:17

Victim of dangerous drug mix tells her story
Becki Conway developed a potentially lethal skin rash known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome while taking two medications, Lamictal and Depakote, that a doctor prescribed to her. (E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune). Becki Conway developed a ...
Chicago Tribune - Thu, 11 Feb 2016 03:05

Stevens–Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: An Update
Stevens–Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are life-threatening mucocutaneous reactions, predominantly drug induced. The mortality rates for SJS and TEN are as high as 30 %, and short- and long-term morbidities are very ...
Medscape - Mon, 14 Dec 2015 21:03

Little Girl Survives 'Living Hell' During Christmas
MIAMISBURG -- A 7-year-old girl is recovering after spending weeks at Dayton Children's Hospital battling a rare illness. It's called Stevens Johnson Syndrome. Breanna Ramberger started out with strep throat that turned into pneumonia. But, her ...
WKEF ABC 22 - Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:05

SCOTUS Refuses to Hear Johnson & Johnson Appeal of $140M Children's Motrin Verdict
Reckis's parents argued the medication should have come with warnings that specifically mentioned toxic epidermal necrolysis, the related skin condition Stevens Johnson Syndrome, and a general warning that rashes or blisters that develop after taking ...
LawyersandSettlements.com - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:22

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