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Severe hepatotoxic adverse reaction in a healthy schoolgirl after treatment with flucloxacillin

Authors Anders", Brunlof G, Wallerstedt S

Published 31 March 2009 Volume 2009:1 Pages 17—19


Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 4

C-J Törnhage1, G Brunlöf2, S M Wallerstedt2

1Department of Paediatrics, Central Hospital, Skaraborg, Skövde, Sweden; 2Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden

Abstract: This is the first detailed description of a severe hepatotoxic reaction in a previously healthy 9-year-old schoolgirl after ingestion of some flucloxacillin tablets. She was clinically well within one week and alanine aminotransferase in serum was normalized in one month. Follow up for more than one year was normal.

Keywords: adverse reaction, children, flucloxacillin, hepatopathy

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