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When certain drugs ( antibiotics etc..) incidentally lower WBC do the cells die in blood stream or aren't being reduced in bm ?

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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Can be both...

Medications can either suppress the bone marrow's ability to produce new white blood cells, or sometimes, medications can actually increase the destruction of already formed white blood cells.

In brief: Can be both...

Medications can either suppress the bone marrow's ability to produce new white blood cells, or sometimes, medications can actually increase the destruction of already formed white blood cells.
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