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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Signs of subclinical keratoconus such as inferior steepening of the cornea, even where corneal thickness is adequate are a contraindication to corneal surgery.
Women's ability to self-screen for contraindications to combined oral contraceptive pills in Tanzanian drug shops, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2013,123(1):37-41.
9 (%) TABLE 2: Proportion of Patients Who Received, Had a Contraindication to, and Did Not Receive Each Medication DRUG RECEIVED NOT RECEIVED CONTRAINDICATED no.
According, the behavior of the 300 pharmacist towards proper dispensing of drugs with interactions, medicinal contraindications as well as communication skills seemed very poor.
That is why the patients who presented to the hospital within the first two and a half hours were considered appropriate for thrombolytic therapy (if no other contraindications were present).
concerning," the authors noted, was the fact that 21% of older migraine patients with cardiac contraindications at the time of the study had received a triptan prescription.
In most cases, vision changes are temporary and reversible and are not contraindications for therapy.
At the same time, the CHMP adopted the removal of the contraindication for use of ACTOS in combination with insulin.
Contraindication to pessary use could include active infection of the pelvis or vagina, vaginitis or pelvic inflammatory disease.
The American College of Cardiology has endorsed the concept that patients meeting certain criterion should be managed according to guidelines if no contraindication to the treatment exists.