• Five weeks following the initiation of chlorpropamide therapy for diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemic coma, cholestatic jaundice, and RBC aplasia developed in a 41-year-old woman. Within 40 days of stopping the drug, she had made a complete recovery. To our knowledge, this is the first case in which these three complications of chlorpropamide have occurred simultaneously.
(Arch Intern Med 140:714-715, 1980)
Gill MJ, Ratliff DA, Harding LK. Hypoglycemic Coma, Jaundice, and Pure RBC Aplasia Following Chlorpropamide Therapy. Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(5):714–715. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00330170130040
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