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Title
A warning about agranulocytosis with the use of cocaine adulterated with levamisole
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Abstract
Since 2004, the US Food And Drug Administration and the European Medicine Agency are giving warnings about cocaine adulterated with levamisole. Levamisole is primarily used as an anti-helminthic. One of the sideeffects of levamisole is a decreased bone marrow function. Herein we describe the first case of agranulocytosis and neutropenic fever due to cocaine adulterated with levamisole reported in Europe.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Acta clinica Belgica. - Leuven, 1946 - 1997
Publication
Leuven : 2011
ISSN
0001-5512
Volume/pages
66:3(2011), p. 226-227
ISI
000292432300011
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Last edited 23.06.2017
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