CASE REPORT: TRAMADOL INDUCED THROMBOCYTOPENIA
Fardan Qadeer*, Afroz Abidi, Fariha Fatima, Sukhpreet Singh, Karan Srivastava and Rajni K. Rai
Adverse Drug reaction is defined as the unintended response to a drug which occurs at doses normally used in man for the prophylaxis, diagnosis, or therapy of disease, or for the modifications of physiological functions’. Tramadol is a codeine analog which is commonly used as an analgesic. During Pharmacovigilance programme in a tertiary care hospital of Lucknow we came across a case of Thrombocytopenia and cutaneous rashes following the administration of tramadol. There were macular rashes evenly distributed all over the trunk, limbs and face along with Conjunctival congestion. The platelet count was decreased to 70,000/mm3
Keywords: Pharmacovigilance, prophylaxis, diagnosis, or therapy of disease.
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