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Antonyms for contraindication

(medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment

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The only other absolute contraindication to breast-feeding is HTLV-1 infection, found primarily in Japan, Brazil, and Caribbean countries.
It may turn out that some years from now, we will have different contraindications in the postmenopausal woman, but at present, simply the presence of phlebitis or clots on estrogen therapy or a previous history of it would be an absolute contraindication to the use of estrogens.
Patients with a CCN episode, ligamentous instability, neurologic symptoms lasting more than 36 hours, and/or multiple episodes: absolute contraindication.
Acknowledged are medical and non-medical factors that may influence one's candidacy for transplant, however prisoner status is not an absolute contraindication.
The new warning adds the absolute contraindication for the use of the three agents in patients with AKI and chronic, severe kidney disease.
The only absolute contraindication is allergy to paracetamol.
The only absolute contraindication to vaccination with TIIV is an anaphylactic hypersensitivity reaction to eggs.
Even so, Raynaud's phenomenon is not an absolute contraindication to radial forearm free-tissue transfer, and the forearm can be safely used if no other site is suitable.
Although her status as a Jehovah's Witness enhanced the potential for serious surgical complications, including death, our inability to transfuse would not have been an absolute contraindication to surgery if surgery had been deemed necessary.
While lung transplantation for bronchioloalveolar carcinoma is technically feasible and no longer an absolute contraindication to transplant, recurrence of the original tumor within the donor lungs is common, according to a study appearing in the April 8 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
Seven patients had an absolute contraindication to treatment by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), such as a severe systemic infection.
Gynecologists should use caution with depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), although there is no absolute contraindication, especially for shorter durations of use.
Being HIV-positive is an absolute contraindication to renal transplantation.
13) While most assuredly an indication for specialist referral, the concept of prostate cancer being an absolute contraindication to TST is currently being challenged.
Significant diabetic retinopathy is an absolute contraindication for all elective refractive surgery as it can accelerate the progression of the disease with sight-threatening consequences (4,5)