oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Red cell hypoplasia following dapsone and pyrimethamine

Volume 29, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



An elderly gentleman, who was taking dapsone and pyrimethamine (Deltaprim) as a malarial prophylaxis, fell ill. He was found to have a red cell aplasia. The drug was stopped and he made a full recovery. He was treated with prednisolone and the vitamin B complex.

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