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Which of the following drug causes pericarditis? (LQ)



A Hydralazine
B ACEI

C Thiazide
D None of the above

Ans. A

Hydralazine

Causes:

1. Viruses (Coxsackie, Epstein-Barr, mumps, varicella, HIV)

2. Bacteria (pneumonia, rheumatic fever, TB)

3. Fungi

4. Myocardial infarction, Dressler's syndrome

5. Drugs procainamide, hydralazine.

6. Others: uraemia, Rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, myxoedema, trauma, surgery, malignancy, radiotherapy.

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