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Can pentamidine injections affect my blood levels?

Pentamidine can lower the number of white blood cells in your blood, increasing your chance of getting other infections. It can also lower the number of platelets in your blood. This keeps your blood from clotting properly. Talk to your doctor about precautions you can take to reduce your risk of infection or bleeding.

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