Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Linezolid-induced thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia is a notable adverse effect of linezolid.  Some of the evidence behind the onset, duration, and the extent of platelet decrease will briefly be described here and summarized in bullets at the bottom of the discussion.  For a discussion of linezolid's mechanism of action and some other notable features, see a prior post here.

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