Pulmonology Book


Medication Causes of Pleural Effusion

Aka: Medication Causes of Pleural Effusion, Drug-Induced Pleural Effusion
  1. See Also
    1. Pleural Effusion
    2. Pleural Effusion Causes
  2. Background
    1. Medications cause exudative Pleural Effusions
  3. Labs
    1. Pleural Fluid demonstrates Eosinophilia
  4. Causes: General
    1. Amiodarone
    2. Beta Blockers
    3. Clozapine
    4. Ergot alkaloids
    5. Interleukin-2
    6. L-tryptophan
    7. Methotrexate
    8. Nitrofurantoin
    9. DantroleneSodium
    10. Methysergide
    11. Phenytoin (Dilantin)
    12. Procarbazine
    13. Propylthiouracil
    14. Valproic Acid
  5. Causes: Drug-induced Lupus related medications
    1. Procainamide
    2. Hydralazine
    3. Quinidine
  6. References
    1. Natesan (2020) Crit Dec Emerg Med 34(7): 29-41
    2. Huggins (2004) Clin Chest Med 25:141-53 [PubMed]

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