TITLE

Neutropenia during allopurinol treatment in total therapeutic starvation

AUTHOR(S)
Scobie, I.N.; MacCuish, A.C.; Kesson, C.M.; McNeil, I.R.
PUB. DATE
May 1980
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;5/10/1980, Vol. 280 Issue 6224, p1163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a case of neutropenia patients during allopurinol treatment in therapeutic starvation. Administration of the drug to prevent hyperuricemia; Weight reduction of patients; Need to monitor white blood cell and neutrophil counts.
ACCESSION #
4909108

 

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