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Chlorpromazine-induced haemolytic anaemia in anorexia nervosa.
  1. J. How,
  2. R. J. Davidson


    Two patients with anorexia nervosa who developed progressive haemolytic anaemia during chlorpromazine therapy are presented. In each case, withdrawal of the drug alone led to a prompt haematological response. Drug-induced oxidant damage is proposed as being the underlying haemolytic mechanism.

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