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SLE syndrome, probably induced by labetalol
  1. R. C. Brown,
  2. J. Cooke,
  3. M. S. Losowsky


    A 45-year-old woman developed polyarthralgia and muscle tenderness after 6 months' therapy with labetalol 1800 mg daily. A raised ANF titre but normal DNA binding levels suggested a drug-induced SLE syndrome. Both symptoms and ANF titre improved when therapy was changed from labetalol to propranolol.

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