Intravenous acyclovir causing vesicular eruptions at and away from infusion site in a child


  • Deepty Nauriyal Department of Pediatrics, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Anand Shukla Department of Pharmacology, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India



Acyclovir, Child, Adverse reaction, Vesicular eruptions, Case report


Acyclovir is an antiviral drug used to treat infections caused by Herpes virus. Acyclovir is known to cause systemic and local adverse reactions. Local adverse reactions include inflammatory reactions at infusion site. We case report a child with vesicular eruptions at and away from infusion site due to IV acyclovir. It is quite a rare finding, as only few such cases have been reported till now in literature.


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