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Synonyms for side effect

a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy

any adverse and unwanted secondary effect

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Adverse drug reactions in a department of systemic diseases-oriented internal medicine: prevalence, incidence, direct costs and avoidability.
Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Health and other health authorities are in the process of establishing a national pharmaco-vigilance programme to deal with adverse drug reactions and medication errors.
They have been trained to look for adverse drug reactions and nutrient interactions.
Incidence of adverse drug reactions in hospitalized patients: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.
Physicians' attitudes and adverse drug reaction reporting: a case-control study in Portugal.
Spontaneous suspected adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting to the Committee on Safety of Medicines by healthcare professionals is the main source of information used for regulatory pharmacovigilance in the UK.
Doctors can only diagnose Alzheimer's through a process of elimination, ruling out other disorders such as a slight stroke, a brain tumor, or even an adverse drug reaction.
The regulation for the administration of Adverse Drug Reaction reporting and monitoring
The joint venture will follow a research strategy that concentrates on key causal drugs and diverse populations groups that experience the adverse drug reaction.
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a potentially deadly skin disease that usually results from an adverse drug reaction.
The long-term plan is to scale up the software to integrate with e-prescribing programs and hand-held devices so that all adverse drug reaction software is "Powered by GeneMedRx.
When RHI identifies a significant risk of a potentially serious adverse drug reaction, RHI sends an electronic alert to a nurse or pharmacist, who then contacts the prescribing physician(s) or the member, if a physician cannot be reached, regarding the drug safety issue.
Over a ten-year period this translates to more than half these patients suffering from an adverse drug reaction.
Indeed, if the individual risk of an adverse drug reaction for a medication is 2%, a person may choose to accept this risk if the therapeutic benefits of the medication, in their mind, outweigh the small chance of an adverse reaction.
Jeanes Hospital used a Hospital Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) Reporting Program as a pharmacy epidemiology tool to identify potential origins of ADRs and establish preventative interventions.