Agranulocytosis

What is Agranulocytosis?

An acute potentially lethal condition characterized by pronounced leukopenia with great reduction in the number of polymorphonuclear leukocytes (frequently to fewer than 500 granulocytes/mm3); infected ulcers are likely to develop in the throat, intestinal tract, and other mucous membranes, as well as in the skin.

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Hello, I am in Russia right now. Yesterday I had an awful headache , and I took a tablet of Metamizole (500mg) that someone gave me. It helped the...

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Hello,
I understand your condition, first of all don't worry. I think you should know that the incidence rate of metamizole induced agranulocytosis...

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I have just been dianoosied with Graves Disease. The endo put me on methimazole as I am an occasual smoker and could not do the iodine pill. I am...

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Brief Answer:
Risk not that high

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Hi,

Welcome to HCM. I have gone through the question and understand your concerns.

There are only...

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been on tegretol for epilepsy for 25years.for the last 15 have had profuse sweating on face with redness sometimes on no exertion,.aches and pains...

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tegretol side effects

CV: Aggravation of coronary artery disease, aggravation of hypertension, arrhythmias, AV block, CHF, fainting, hypotension,...

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Hb 13.9
total wbc 6500/ cumm
neutrophils 41%
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Eosinophils 3%

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