Saidulu Ghanta*, Niharika and Narmada
Department of Infectious Diseases, Yashoda Hospitals Secunderabad, India
*Corresponding Author: Saidulu Ghanta, Department of Infectious Diseases, Yashoda Hospitals Secunderabad, India.
Received: February 18, 2020; Published: March 20, 2020
Background: Chloramphenicol is a semi synthetic, broad spectrum antibiotic derived from Streptomyces venezualae with bacteriostatic activity as it inhibits bacterial protein synthesis.
We report an adverse drug reaction chloramphenicol induced pancytopenia in a patient with severe traumatic brain injury caused by road traffic accident, treatment was initiated based on literature analysis.
Case Presentation: We report a case with chloramphenicol induced pancytopenia in a patient with severe traumatic brain injury due to road traffic accident. He acquired Multi drug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. Chloramphenicol was initiated which caused pancytopenia.
Keywords: Hypertension; Obesity; Type-2 Diabetes; Metabolic Diseases
Citation: Saidulu Ghanta., et al. “A Case Presentation on Chloramphenicol Induced Pancytopenia”. Acta Scientific Pharmacology 1.4 (2020).
Copyright: © 2020 Saidulu Ghanta., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.