Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Fever in Adults
Okay -- it's possible that your new medication is causing your fever. Although any drug can cause "drug fever," it's most common after starting a new medication. Common causes of drug fever include sulfa-containing medicines, antibiotics, anti-seizure medicines, and allopurinol.
Okay, here's your final question.
Do you have one or more of the following?
- A rash over the cheeks that's provoked by sun exposure
- Joint pain or swelling in the joints
- Raised purple spots on the skin
- Sores in the mouth