dilantin, phenobarbital, valproic acid, ACE inhibitors, atenolol
, thiazide diuretics.
Excepting valproic acid, all these reactions occurred 2-4 weeks after exposure with rash, urticaria, photophobia, malaise. s. Reaction to valproic acid occurred almost 2 years after initiating therapy and was of Stevens-Johnson type.
1 year ago for gradual onset on neck and shoulder pain radiating down the arms, and numbness in the hand. MRI showed nerve root compression at C5-7.