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A 45 - year - old man hospitalized For staphylococcal endocarditis developed hypotension, tachycardia, generalized pruritus, and Facial Flushing 15 minutes after receiving an intravenous injection of an antibiotic. which of the Following drugs most likely caused the patient's syndrome?Imipenem bb. Oxacilin c. Vancomycin d. Ampicillin e. Cefazolin
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Key Concept
Drug-induced hypersensitivity reactions
The patient's symptoms suggest an immediate hypersensitivity reaction, often associated with drugs like vancomycin, known as "Red Man Syndrome".

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