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Toxicity of co-trimoxazole in nutritional haematinic deficiency
  1. A. V. L. Hill,
  2. D. N. S. Kerr


    A woman of 47 habituated to analgesics and living on an inadequate diet was deficient in iron, folate and vitamin B12. Treatment of pyelonephritis with co-trimoxazole precipitated pancytopenia with a megaloblastic bone marrow. She recovered following withdrawal of the drug and administration of iron, folate and vitamin B12.

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