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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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Clinical studies, however, have shown more side effects with tacrine than with the others, including possible liver damage.
The preliminary results indicate that 18% were admitted due to side effects from medication and that the most common medications to cause problems were anti-coagulation medicines and heart medicines.
I finally took him off the drugs in October 1999, and started doing my own research." After learning of the drugs' side effects and health risks, Patricia confronted school officials in early January.
These drugs may create unwanted side effects, however, including persistent erection (known as priapism) and scarring.
Possible side effects: The vaccine given by mouth can cause paralysis in a very few cases, usually in people who have diseases that lower immunity, like AIDS and cancer.
Side effects present significant barriers to employment in two ways.
Patients who reported any local or systemic side effects during induction or maintenance BCG therapy were noted.
A fifth (22 per cent) of those who drive whilst using these medications have experienced side effects whilst driving that directly led to an incident involving another car.
However, antihypertensive medications can cause mental and physical side effects, some of which may seriously affect vulnerable individuals, especially older adults.
But some patients are quite adamant that as long as there's even the slightest chance of them having a side effect, they don't want to take it.
We surveyed 103 PCPs across Canada to examine their current knowledge and information needs regarding ADT side effect management.