Case Studies

Case Studies

HCV Treatment Linked to Parkinson's Disease Onset

HCV Treatment Linked to Parkinson's Disease Onset

Two case studies and 10 reviewed cases highlight PD emergence, persistence, and similar clinical course consistent with idiopathic PD in patients taking interferons for hepatitis C.

Investigation of Adverse Drug Reaction Reveals HIV Infection in Patient

Investigation of Adverse Drug Reaction Reveals HIV Infection in Patient

A recently published case study details the first known incidence of sulfa hypersensitivity in primary HIV.

A Disabling Side Effect of SSRI Therapy?

A Disabling Side Effect of SSRI Therapy?

Dysgraphia after sertraline intake has been documented in a case report published online in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.

Same Class, Same Side Effects? A Case of Antibiotic-Induced Thrombocytopenia

Same Class, Same Side Effects? A Case of Antibiotic-Induced Thrombocytopenia

A recent case study by the University of Louisville details an incidence where drug-induced thrombocytopenia (DIT) was potentially caused by the use of levofloxacin (of the fluoroquinolone drug class).

Antineoplastic Agent Obscures Diagnosis of Fungal Meningitis

Antineoplastic Agent Obscures Diagnosis of Fungal Meningitis

Cerebrospinal fluid culture results were negative following receipt of capecitabine

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