Agranulocytosis due to thiacetazone

Gupta, S.K.; Bedi, R.S. and Maini, V.K. (1983) Agranulocytosis due to thiacetazone. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 30 (4). pp. 146-148.

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Out of 6819 cases of pulmonary tuberculosis who had taken Isoniazid and Thiacetazone with or without Streptomycin for at least 4 months, 5 developed agranulocytosis. In 4 cases, thiacetazone was the offending drug, whereas in fifth case the exact cause of agranulocytosis could not be ascertained.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Isoniazid, Streptomycin, Thiacetazone, Streptomycin, Agranulocytosis
Subjects:Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
Organic Chemicals > Sulfur Compounds > Thiosemicarbazones
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases > Hematologic Diseases > Leukocyte Disorders
ID Code:2722
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:11 March 2008

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