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Risk Score for Predicting Nevirapine-Associated Rash in HIV-Infected Patient

Purpose:

To identify an HIV-positive patient with low CD4 count who is at high risk for developing a rash if started on nevirapine.

Specialty:

Dermatology
Clinical Pharmacology

Objective:

risk factors, options, adverse effects

ICD-10:

B24, T37.8

Description:

Kietiburanakul et al developed a score for predicting the risk of an HIV-positive patient developing a skin rash in association with nevirapine therapy. An alternative drug may be considered for a patient who has high risk for developing a rash with nevirapine The authors are from Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.

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