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Late-Onset Hypersensitivity Reaction With Leukopenia and Thrombocytopenia Induced by Oxcarbazepine Treatment in a Patient With Schizoaffective Disorder

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Sir: Oxcarbazepine is an anticonvulsant with similar chemicalstructure to carbamazepine.1 Oxcarbazepine is not only effectivein epileptic therapy, but also useful in the treatmentof refractory bipolar and schizoaffective disorders.1-5 Comparedto carbamazepine, rare hematologic suppression side-effect hadbeen reported with oxcarbazepine treatment.6-8‘ ‹


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Volume: 69

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