What are the drug-related causes of hypogammaglobulinemia?

Updated: Dec 26, 2018
  • Author: Elizabeth A Secord, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Drug-related: Anti-seizure medications such as phenytoin, carbamazepine, and lamotrigine may cause reversible hypogammaglobulinemia. Chlorpromazine, phenytoin, carbamazepine, valproic acid, D-penicillamine, sulfasalazine, and hydroxychloroquine have been implicated in IgA deficiency.


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