Multiple Drugs Causing Severe Anemia in Infective Endocarditis

Author(s): Ajit Singh, Prasad N. Shetty, Brij Mohan Kumar Singh, Tom Devasia

Journal Name: Cardiovascular & Hematological Disorders-Drug Targets
(Formerly Current Drug Targets - Cardiovascular & Hematological Disorders)

Volume 16 , Issue 1 , 2016

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Abstract:

Ceftriaxone and linezolid are commonly used antibiotics in infective endocarditis. Here we present a rare case of severe anemia caused by both the drugs via different mechanisms. Drugs have shown significant contribution in inducing anemia via hemolysis and bone marrow suppression in an infective endocarditis patient.

Keywords: Anemia, blood pressure, ceftriaxone, endocarditis, platelet.

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VOLUME: 16
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2016
Published on: 20 October, 2016
Page: [3 - 5]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/1871529X16666160524144527

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