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Hepatotoxicity and hematologic complications induced by fusidic acid in a patient with hepatitis B cirrhosis: A case report.

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Summary of "Hepatotoxicity and hematologic complications induced by fusidic acid in a patient with hepatitis B cirrhosis: A case report."

Fusidic acid (FA) is an active agent against gram-positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus, it is generally well tolerated and the major adverse effects are mild gastrointestinal discomfort, diarrhea, and headache. However, some rare side effects such as granulocytopenia and thrombocytopenia have also been reported. Here we report a case of FA-induced hepatotoxicity and hematologic toxicity.

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Name: Medicine
ISSN: 1536-5964
Pages: e17852

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