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A 31-year-old female asked:

As a rare side effect, can spironolactone 100 mg daily cause leukopenia and is it serious? i feel i get sick more often & take longer to get well.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Yes: and it can be serious, kindly report that to your doctor, to stop the drug if it is the case, a simple blood count can rule it out, as it is still rare, but you would be much sicker if it happens, wish you well

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