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May 1980

Chlorpropamide-Induced Pure RBC Aplasia

Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(5):707-708. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00330170123037

• A 70-year-old man experienced pure RBC aplasia after high-dose chlorpropamide therapy. This is the second reported case of pure RBC aplasia associated with chlorpropamide. Cessation of the drug therapy was followed by rapid and sustained complete return to a normal hemoglobin level. A brief review of pure RBC aplasia is presented.

(Arch Intern Med 140:707-708, 1980)