Georgia woman’s rare reaction to medication caused skin, hair to peel off

March 19, 2015 1:01 PM

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Georgia woman’s rare reaction to medication caused skin, hair to peel off

A Georgia woman who had a serious, rare reaction to a generic anti-seizure drug in December 2013 is now trying to make sense of the traumatic experience, which left her flesh raw and with open wounds, My Fox Atlanta reported.

Khaliah Shaw, 24, had been a graduate student at Georgia College and State University when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and given three prescriptions, including one for Lamotrigine, the generic version of anti-seizure drug Lamictal. Within a month, she’d developed a rash and the skin on h...

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