Many prescription and nonprescription medicines can cause a rash. A few common examples are:
Aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), and naproxen (Aleve).
Pain medicines, such as codeine.
If a rash occurs after your child has begun a new medicine:
Stop giving the medicine to your
Call the doctor who prescribed or recommended
the medicine to determine if another medicine needs to be
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine