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A 52-year-old female asked:

All my blood counts are very very low could interferon be the cause?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Yes: Inteferon causes low blood counts, specifically the white count. When someone is on that medication, the CBC should be monitored and the drug dose adjusted if needed. Need to be sure no other causes but notorious to do this. Hope this helps.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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