Acute pulmonary hypersensitivity to carbamazepine

Chest. 1975 Oct;68(4):580-1. doi: 10.1378/chest.68.4.580.

Abstract

Acute pulmonary hypersensitivity to carbamazepine (Tegretol) is reported, manifested by diffuse pulmonary infiltrates, skin rash, and eosinophilia. The reaction cleared on cessation of the drug. A lymphocyte transformation test was reactive to carbamazepine.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Carbamazepine / adverse effects*
  • Drug Hypersensitivity / etiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lung / pathology
  • Middle Aged
  • Respiratory Hypersensitivity / etiology*

Substances

  • Carbamazepine