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side effect

[′sīd i‚fekt]
(computer science)
A consistent result of a procedure that is in addition to or peripheral to the basic result.
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Lack of awareness of community-acquired adverse drug reactions upon hospital admission: dimensions and consequences of a dilemma.
Adverse drug reactions to unlicensed and off-label drugs on paediatric wards: a prospective study.
For the first time patients and physicians can access a comprehensive view of how prescription drugs, herbal remedies, and over-the-counter products interact with their DNA to cause adverse drug reactions, making DNA based personalized medication management a reality," declared Howard Coleman, Genelex CEO.
How to report an adverse drug reaction and event to the Chinese regulatory authorities?
Recent estimates suggest that 35 percent of ambulatory older adults experience an adverse drug reaction on a yearly basis, and 29 percent require evaluation by a physician or evaluation in the emergency room/hospital for the adverse reaction.
They claim adverse drug reactions have reached "epidemic proportions", with around 197,000 EU citizens dying every year because of the problem.
Skin adverse drug reactions can be caused by a wide variety of agents.
CQC chief executive, Cynthia Bower, said: "Incidents related to medication can cause significant problems and not all adverse drug reactions are preventable, but it is important basic systems are working to minimise these risks.
Other new tests available include the ProGenotyper Filaggrin Mutation Detection Test, the latest in the company's menu of molecular assays to investigate skin diseases, and the T-Cell Rx assay, which adds to its line of tests for adverse drug reactions and assists physicians assessing patients who have experienced a delayed drug reaction.
Today's news comes after the medicines watchdog said last month that it had received 720 reports of adverse drug reactions (totalling 2,123 individual reactions) in the UK since the drug launched in 2006.
The figures for Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) describe patients who have an adverse reaction to prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines and those on sale in shops across the entire UK.
The book is not intended as a text of adverse drug reactions, clinical pharmacology, or epidemiology; rather, it is intended to elucidate the methods of investigating adverse drug reactions, as well as other questions of drug effects.