malaria, salmonella and sepsis from other source); previously known drug-induced thrombocytopenia
and patients who had severe bleeding requiring therapeutic transfusion were excluded.
7%) and drug-induced thrombocytopenia
was thought to be present in 31 (21.
16], Quinine is a common cause of drug-induced thrombocytopenia
and the most common cause of drug-induced thrombotic microangiopathy.
Key words: Drug-induced thrombocytopenia
, Fenofibrate, Adverse drug reaction
Table 1: Various causes of thrombocytopenia, bicytopenia, and pancytopenia in the study group Causes Only Bicytopenia thrombocytopenia (thrombocytopenia + leukopenia anemia) Dengue 23 86 Malaria 37 49 Chronic liver disease 16 41 Hypersplenism 20 23 Septicemia 9 16 Gestational thrombocytopenia, DIC 6 16 Immune thrombocytopenic purpura 13 0 Megaloblastic anemia 0 4 PLHA 0 6 Drug-induced thrombocytopenia
4 1 Leukemia 0 3 Aplastic anemia 0 0 Total 128 (31%) 245 (59.
Given our patient presented with thrombocytopenia and it improved over the course of treatment, drug-induced thrombocytopenia
5) Causes of thrombocytopenia in leprosy include drug-induced thrombocytopenia
due to rifampicin.
due to heparin differs from that seen with other drugs in two major ways.
Clinical diagnosis of drug-induced thrombocytopenia
can be made when thrombocytopenia is reversed following withdrawal of the suspected drug and doesn't develop during follow-up.
:a systematic review of published cases.