What is SJS

Stevens Johnson Syndrome or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis is a severe allergic drug reaction.

- Painful Blistering of the skin and mucous membrane involvement.
– In many cases preceded with flu like symptoms and high fever.
– As it evolves the skin literally sloughs off.
– Ocular involvement includes severe conjunctivis, iritis, palpebral edema, conjunctival and corneal blisters and erosions, and corneal perforation.

Almost any DRUG can cause SJS/TEN, including over the counter drugs. SJS & TEN do not discriminate against anyone! Everyone should be aware of allergic drug reactions.

To learn more, please click here to  download our Fact Sheet in word format.

New version of the SJS Fact Sheet without graphic images please print and share:

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Contact us

P.O. Box 350333
Westminster, CO 80035
Tel - (303) 635-1241
Fax - (303) 648-6686
Email - sjsupport@aol.com


The Stevens Johnson Syndrome Foundation (Julie Foundation for allergic drug reactions) is a non-profit organization. The purpose of the foundation is to provide the public and medical communities with information on adverse allergic drug reactions.

Our goal is to make the public aware of adverse reactions, so that a quick diagnosis may be made and the offending drug stopped as soon as possible.