stibophen


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stibophen

[′stib·ə‚fen]
(pharmacology)
C12H4Na5O16S4Sb·7H2O A crystalline compound that is soluble in water, insoluble in organic solvents; used in medicine for protozoan infections.
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Table 1: Medications That May Cause Hemolysis Treatments that can cause immune complex hemolysis * Stibophen * Chlorpromazine * Aminosalicylic acid * Isoniazid * Rifampin * Quinidine, quinine * Chlorpropamide * Immunosuppressants * Penicillins * Cephalosporins * Sulforamieds and sulfonylureas Treatments that can cause autoimmune hemolytic anemia * Methyldopa * Levodpa * Mefenamic acid * Procainamide * Diclofenac sodium Treatments that can cause oxidative hemolysis * Dapsone * Sulfasalazine * Phenacetin * Sodium perchlorate * Nitroglycerin * Phenazopyridine * Primaquine * Vitamin K analogues Hypotonic and hypertonic dialysis: Hypotonic and hypertonic dialysis are extreme emergencies that can result in abrupt hemolysis, acute water intoxication, and cerebral edema.
Table 8: Agents That May Cause Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia * Stibophen * Phenacetin * Aminosalicylic acid * Isoniazid * Rifampin * Sulfanamides and solfonylureas * Quinidine, quinine * Chlorpropamide * Immunosuppressants Table 9: Other Agents That May Cause Anemia * H2 blockers/proton pump inhibitors * Phosphate binders * Tetracyclines * Penicillins * Cephalosporins * Hydralazine * Phenacetin * Nitroglycerin * Vitamin K analogues * Sulfasalazine * Dapsone * Ribavirin * Alpha interferons Note: This article is supported by a financial grant from Amgen Inc.