Anemia - hemolytic - caused by chemicals or toxins

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Anemia - hemolytic - caused by chemicals or toxins

Definition

Hemolytic anemia or destruction of red blood cells can be caused by factors other than disease.

Possible chemical or physical causes may include:

  • Anti-malaria drugs (quinolone compounds)
  • Sulfones
  • Sulfonamides (sulfasalazine)
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Phenazopyridine
  • Pyridium
  • Intravenous water (not half-normal saline or normal saline)
  • Arsenic
  • Metals (chromium/chromates, platinum salts, nickel compounds, copper, lead, cis-platinum)
  • Snake bite (some snake venom contains hemolytic toxins)

Alternative Names

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