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Which of the following can precipitate acute attack of porphyria? (NEET 2014)



A Alcohol
B HRT

C Sulpha drugs
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

Factors which can precipitate acute attack of porphyria

1. Alcohol

2. Excess iron

3. Exogenous estrogens and exposure to various chemicals, sulpha drugs

4. While many cases are associated with hepatitis C infection.

Drugs causing porphyria (Ref. Hari- 18th Pg. 3174, table 358.4)

1. Carbamazepine

2. Chloramphenicol

3. Dihydroergotamine

4. Dydrogesterone

5. Hydralazine

6. Indinavir

7. Ketamine

8. Ketoconazole

9. Lidocaine

10. Estrogen

11. Medroxyprogesterone

12. Methyldopa

13. Mifepristone

14. Nicotinic acid

15. Nitrofurantoin

16. Phenobarbital

17. Phenytoin

18. Primidone

19. Rifampicin

20. Ritonavir

21. Spironolactone

22. Sulfadiazine + trimethoprim

23. Tamoxifen

24. Testosterone, inj.

25. Thiopental

26. Valproic acid