Medications to Avoid in Patients with G6PD Deficiency ...
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Medications to Avoid in Patients with G6PD Deficiency Due to Risk of Hemolysis

 - Chloroquine (Aralen)* - Antimalarial Agent

 - Dapsone* - Antimycobacterial Agent

 - Fava Beans* - Natural Supplement

 - Flutamide (Eulexin) - Anti-androgen (Non-steroidal Oral Agent)

 - Methylthioninium chloride (Methylene Blue) - Antidote

 - Nitrofurantoin (Furadantin, Macrobid, Macrodantin)* - Antibiotic

 - Pegloticase (Krystexxa) - Recombinate Urate-Oxidase Enzyme

 - Phenazopyridine (Pyridium) - Analgesic (Urinary Tract)

 - Primaquine Phosphate* - Antimalarial Agent

 - Rasburicase (Elitek)* - Recombinate Urate-Oxidase Enzyme

 - Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim; Bactrin DS; Septra)* - Inhibitor of Dihydrofolate Reductase/Dihydropteroate Synthetase



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
@GeraldMD
Board Certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist, GrepMed Editor in Chief πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - Sign up for an account to like, bookmark and upload images to contribute to our community platform. Follow us on IG:  https://www.instagram.com/grepmed/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/grepmeded/
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