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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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Although BCG toxicity is commonly reported after intense regimens, very severe side effects may also be seen after only a few instillations.
As far as other side effects are concerned, Bethann Scarborough, MD, assistant professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine at Mount Sinai, notes that in recent years new medications have been approved to treat the nausea associated with chemotherapy.
Table-II: Distribution of patients according to discontinuation therapy due to side effects.
The majority of patients are fine with it, but some immediately develop every side effect imaginable through the power of suggestion.
The authors of the report are calling on drug regulators to provide clear evidence to patients about claims over side effects.
For other side effects, such as diabetes, erectile dysfunction and hot flashes, most respondents underestimated the actual prevalence.
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.
* Reported side effects include sedation, weakness and lack of coordination.
These trials are often extensive enough to prove that the drug works, but not big enough to say anything meaningful about side effects, says Altman.
Suffice it to say, this litany of side effects is useless to the average consumer.
Although the side effects of the two formulations (DMPA-IM and DMPA-SC) have been studied in adult women, this is the first study among adolescents, Dr.