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Protein synthesis inhibitors: Tetracyclines
is a Tetracycline antibiotic that can be administered in renal disease as it is excreted in the bile.
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A 17-year-old boy presents to the emergency department with new-onset burning sensation, redness, and swelling of his face, neck, and arms. The patient had been enjoying the warm and sunny weather by playing football on the beach with his friends for the past 45 minutes, after which one friend pointed out the redness and swelling of the patient’s face. The patient notes he had visited his dermatologist last week and started a new medication that would help the “pimples on his face” go away. Examination shows that the temperature is 37℃ (98.6℉), blood pressure is 118/75 mm Hg, pulse is 60/min, and respirations are 15/min. Head and neck examination shows erythema, open and closed comedones, edema, and vesicles on the face, neck, and arms. Oral examination does not reveal lesions. Which of the following most likely explains his condition?