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Reversible agranulocytosis due to meprobamate.
  1. S. Ward,
  2. J. Meecham


    A 52 year old man admitted to hospital in a toxic state, was found to have agranulocytosis, which recovered when an analgesic containing meprobamate was stopped. The patient was known to have had similar symptoms 9 months previously when the drug was first used, thereby demonstrating an idiosyncratic reaction to meprobamate.

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