contraindication


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contraindication

[¦kän·trə‚in·də′kā·shən]
(medicine)
A symptom, indication, or condition in which a remedy or a method of treatment is inadvisable or improper.
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Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy--endothelial decompensation and poor flap adhesion has been associated with this condition; (13,14) this contraindication also applies to elective lens surgery due to the risk of long-term corneal oedema which may take months to resolve and result in permanently reduced vision
We really don't know why we saw this high percentage - a shocking percentage - of patients with cardiac contraindications [who were] receiving triptans," Dr.
Physicians indicated a contraindication to the vaccine in themselves or a household member more often than public safety personnel (39% vs 27%).
Removing the contraindication for use by pregnant women from the labeling may make some providers feel safer using Cytotec to induce labor, so more of your clients may be facing choices regarding the use of Cytotec.
At this time, the general recommendation by the FDA is that women less than 60 who have no contraindications [warnings] to taking estrogen replacement therapy should probably receive estrogens to prevent osteoporosis.
The company is currently revising its proposed REMS based on this change in the contraindication and plans to discuss the details of the Qnexa REMS during the upcoming Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee.
The committee members agreed that a contraindication for antidepressants would not be appropriate.
On discussion with his infectious disease physician, there was no contraindication to treating the diarrhea.
Advanced donor age is not a contraindication to liver transplantation if careful assessment of donors is made on a case-by-case basis," the researchers concluded.
Traditionally, your doctor carefully prescribes and monitors medications with the advantage of the Physician Desk Reference, the bible for drugs, which lists every side effect, potential complication, drug interaction, contraindication, and the chemistry of every prescription drug in existence.
Medically, I saw no contraindication to him taking it,'' Beck said.