Tuberc Respir Dis > Volume 44(4); 1997 > Article
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 1997;44(4):930-934.
DOI:    Published online August 1, 1997.
A Case of Thrombocytopenia and Purpura Induced by Rifamnpin, Pyrazinamide, and Ciprofloxacin.
Hyung Dae Son, Chang Sun Kim, Mi Ran Park, Ji Yung Seo, Nam Soo Rheu, Dong ll Cho
Drug-induced thrombocytopenia and purpura have boon developed by many various agents. Rifampin and Pyrazinamide have been known as bactericidal antituberculous drugs, but, the above side effects have been a problem. Especially, hematologic side effects art fatal to patients occasionally. Rifampin-induced thrombocytopenia and purpura have been well known, also, pyrazinamide-induced thrombocytopenia have been reported. A new quilonone agent Ciprofloxacin, has been commonly used in clinics now, but it's side effects are not known well. So, we report a case of a 23-year-old female with thrombocytopenia and purpura after taking Rifampin, Pyrazinamide, and Ciprofloxacin as antituberculous agents.
Key Words: Thrombocytopenia, Purpura, Rifampin, Pyrazinamide, Ciprofloxacin
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