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Combined Leucopenia and Thrombocytopenia Are Possibly Adverse Events of Lamotrigine
H. A. Ebrahimi, M. J. Zahedi
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Ebrahimi H A, Zahedi M J. Combined Leucopenia and Thrombocytopenia Are Possibly Adverse Events of Lamotrigine. 3. 2010; 9 (1) :35-0
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Volume 9, Issue 1 (1-2010) Back to browse issues page
مجله داروشناسی و درمان شناسی ایران Iranian Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
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