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Piracetam-induced immune thrombocytopenia Volume 13, numéro 2, Juin 2011

Auteurs
Department of Hematology, H.-Hartziekenhuis Roeselare-Menen vzw, Roeselare, Belgium

epd.2011.0438 Auteur(s) : Dries Deeren DDeeren@hhr.be, Lien Deleu Department of Hematology, H.-Hartziekenhuis Roeselare-Menen vzw, Roeselare, Belgium To the editor We refer to the paper of Oghlakian et al. on levetiracetam-induced thrombocytopenia (2010). As has been demonstrated by others previously, levetiracetam was shown in this study to cause thrombocytopenia, most likely regulated by the immune system (Meschede et al., 2008; Peer Mohamed and Prabhakar, 2009). Piracetam has primarily been used [...]