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Reminyl skin reactions

The summary of product characteristics for the Alzheimer’s disease drug Reminyl (galantamine hydrobromide; Shire) has been updated to warn that serious skin reactions, including Stevens Johnson syndrome and acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, have been reported in patients. Patients should be informed about the signs of serious skin reactions and Reminyl should be discontinued at the first appearance of skin rash.  

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal DOI: 10.1211/PJ.2016.20200492

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