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IS The Rash A Side Effect Of The Medicines?

I have recently been taken off triple therapy for hep c because I ve developed ascites , for prevention of this becoming infected the Hospial have put me on ciprofloxacin 250g twice a day and spironolactane 150g, I have developed a rash in my groin area that looks like psoriasis is this a side affect
Thu, 12 Dec 2019
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Hello,

It could be an allergic reaction.
As a first line management antihistamines like cetirizine can be tried. If lesion persists better to consult a dermatologist and ask for alternatives.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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IS The Rash A Side Effect Of The Medicines?

Hello, It could be an allergic reaction. As a first line management antihistamines like cetirizine can be tried. If lesion persists better to consult a dermatologist and ask for alternatives. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician