side effect

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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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If you haven't experienced a side effect but you are concerned about the potential side effects of a medicine, it is important that you do not stop taking your medicines but you discuss your concerns with your pharmacist or doctor.
At baseline the participants completed surveys about their expectations regarding the side effects, and they were randomized to receive one of the two formulations.
The medications used to treat the symptoms and the side effects of schizophrenia will then be discussed, followed by a comment on how each affects vocational outcomes.
Additional possible psychological side effects include extreme mood swings, sleeping disturbances, euphoria, paranoia, irritability, an increased or a decreased libido and anxiety.
Side effects may include loss of too much potassium, weakness, muscle cramps, joint pains, and impotence.
Long-term side effects are simply a risk that must be accepted with any model of drug approval.
Postmarketing regulations require that companies collect, review; and forward to FDA all physicians' reports of possible drug side effects.
One of the most popular birth control pills on the market today is Ortho Tri-cyclen, which claims to have the beneficial side effect of controlling the hormonal imbalances that can cause acne.
Side Effect and complications of PLAVIX(R) (Clopidogrel) & Aspirin respectively (CAPRIE STUDY) are:
But if patients don't like their Intacs, or suffer a side effect such as glare, doctors can remove the rings with a good chance of returning the eyes to presurgery condition.
Using a new mathematical approach, scientists have predicted drug side effects that typically aren't discovered until thousands of people have taken a medication.
HOUSTON -- Cancer survivors often have fatigue, memory problems, and other side effects for many months after treatment, Pascal Jean-Pierre, Ph.
He and his colleagues assessed side effects in 596 cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy and/or radiation for various malignancies (hematologic, head and neck, lung, alimentary, genitourinary, gynecologic, and breast).