Captopril-induced agranulocytosis: a case report.

  title={Captopril-induced agranulocytosis: a case report.},
  author={T H Young and Shih-Hua Lin and W. S. Ko and Wayne S Hwang and Yan Annie Ding},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  volume={51 2},
Captopril 12.5 mg twice daily was initially administered given to a woman with chronic renal failure and hypertension. Three weeks later, she developed chills, high fever and sore throat. Hemogram showed severe neutropenia; the white cell count showed 600/cu mm; bone marrow aspirate and biopsy revealed a paucity of myeloid series. Antineutrophil antibody… CONTINUE READING