AUGMENTIN INDUCED THROMBOCYTOSIS: A MAIDEN CASE SERIES

  • Balaji Ommurugan Post graduate , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
  • Sereen Rose Thomson Post graduate , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
  • Amita Priya Post graduate , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
  • Navin Patil Assistant Professor , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.

Abstract

When an infected patient suffers from thrombocytosis, it is very difficult to identify beta-lactam antibiotic induced cases of the disease and separate those from the possibility that thrombocytosis is an acute-phase reaction in the infected patient. We present 3 cases who were treated with Augmentin for various indications and developed thrombocytosis during the treatment course. The Naranjo probability scale indicates Augmentin as the possible cause of the thrombocytosis in all our patients.

 

 

 

Keywords: Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, Thrombocytosis, Adverse effects, Naranjo’s scale

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Ommurugan, B., S. R. Thomson, A. Priya, and N. Patil. “AUGMENTIN INDUCED THROMBOCYTOSIS: A MAIDEN CASE SERIES”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 10, no. 5, May 2017, pp. 15-16, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i5.17119.
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