‘Catastrophic’ effect of metamizole

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BRITISH expat Joan Judge considers herself “lucky to be alive” after a “catastrophic reaction” to controversial painkiller metamizole and having her fingers and toes amputated.
Now aged 67, she was prescribed the analgesic in June 2013 for a kidney complaint, but developed severe side effects after taking just three single tablets.

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