Drug-induced hyperthermia

Drug-induced hyperthermia

Drug-induced fever is a state wherein the administration of drugs intended to help a patient causes a fever. The drug may interfere with heat dissipation peripherally, increase the rate of metabolism, evoke a cellular or humoral immune response, mimic endogenous pyrogen, or damage tissues.

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Tabor PA (June 1986). "Drug-induced fever". Drug Intell Clin Pharm 20 (6): 413–20. PMID 3522163. 


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