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Are there any medications that can increase the likelihood of sepsis

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Probably

Any immunosuppressant increases the likelihood of serious infection and any serious infection can lead to sepsis, shock and death in an immune compromised patient.
The list of immune suppressants is long, but includes drugs to treat cancer, autoimmune diseases, or prednisone.

In brief: Probably

Any immunosuppressant increases the likelihood of serious infection and any serious infection can lead to sepsis, shock and death in an immune compromised patient.
The list of immune suppressants is long, but includes drugs to treat cancer, autoimmune diseases, or prednisone.
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Absolutely

Anything that suppresses your immune system such as steroids commonly used for multiple disorders including asthma; chemotherapy used for cancer; other biologicals used for collagen vascular diseases, ulcerative colitis etc.
The list is very long.

In brief: Absolutely

Anything that suppresses your immune system such as steroids commonly used for multiple disorders including asthma; chemotherapy used for cancer; other biologicals used for collagen vascular diseases, ulcerative colitis etc.
The list is very long.
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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