Bone marrow suppression

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Term Bone marrow suppression
Description Bone marrow suppression is a serious side effect of chemotherapy and certain drugs affecting the immune system such as azathioprine.
Definition Bone marrow suppression

Bone marrow suppression is a serious side effect of chemotherapy and certain drugs affecting the immune system such as azathioprine. NSAIDS may also cause bone marrow suppression. The risk is especially high in chemotherapy for leukaemia.

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