Using several sources, researchers identified the top 24 medications causally linked to the development of drug induced thrombocytopenia (other than heparin). This list should be reviewed in patients with new thrombocytopenia, and the drug should be stopped before other agents are considered (drug list)
Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.