• Pure red cell aplasia developed in a patient with small-cell lung cancer who was also taking sustained-release procainamide. Shortly after discontinuation of the procainamide preparation, a reticulocytosis and increasing hemoglobin level were observed.
(Arch Intern Med 1987;147:1179-1180)
Giannone L, Kugler JW, Krantz SB. Pure Red Cell Aplasia Associated With Administration of Sustained-Release Procainamide. Arch Intern Med. 1987;147(6):1179-1180. doi:10.1001/archinte.1987.00370060175029