Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “BULLLOUS to remember about Drugs Causing Bullous Eruptions


B – Bactrim (Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim): Bactrim can lead to bullous eruptions in some patients.

U – Urokinase: Urokinase administration has been associated with bullous skin reactions.

L – Lamotrigine: Lamotrigine may cause bullous eruptions as a rare side effect.

L – Lamivudine: Lamivudine has been linked to bullous skin reactions in certain cases.

L – Lisinopril: Lisinopril use has been associated with bullous eruptions in some patients.

O – Olanzapine: Olanzapine use may rarely lead to bullous skin reactions.

U – Ustekinumab: Ustekinumab treatment has been reported to cause bullous eruptions.

S – Sulfasalazine: Sulfasalazine can sometimes result in bullous skin reactions.

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  • “Basic and Clinical Pharmacology” 📚 (Page 178)
  • “Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics” 📚 (Page 524)
  • “Pharmacology for Nurses” 📚 (Page 267)
  • “Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach” 📚 (Page 413)
  • “Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology” 📚 (Page 289)
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Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department