oa South African Medical Journal - Guidelines for drug prescription in patients with the acute porphyrias
|Article Title||Guidelines for drug prescription in patients with the acute porphyrias|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *MRC Porphyria Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town **Gardiner Institute, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK ***UCT/Ciba-Geigy, Medicines Safety Centre and Department of Pharmacology, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||May 1982|
|Pages||656 - 660|
|Keyword(s)||Drug prescription, Pharmacology, Porphyria and Porphyrogenicity|
Certain drugs are well known to cause acute neurological crises in patients with hereditary coproporphyria, variegate porphyria and acute intermittent porphyria.
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