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What is Adverse reaction?

What is Adverse reaction?

A negative reaction to a drug or medical procedure. The reaction can range from mild to life-threatening. It ...more »

  • Adverse reaction: A reaction that is not anticipated and detrimentally affects the patient.

Adverse reaction: Introduction

Types of Adverse reaction:

Types of Adverse reaction:

Broader types of Adverse reaction:

How many people get Adverse reaction?

Incidence (annual) of Adverse reaction: 2.2 million adverse drug reactions after administration of FDA-approved drugs in USA 1996 (American Medical Association)
Incidence Rate of Adverse reaction: approx 1 in 123 or 0.81% or 2.2 million people in USA [about data]

How serious is Adverse reaction?

Deaths for Adverse reaction: 108,000 deaths from adverse drug reactions after administration of FDA-approved drugs in USA 1996 (American Medical Association)

What causes Adverse reaction?

Causes of Adverse reaction: see causes of Adverse reaction

What are the symptoms of Adverse reaction?

Symptoms of Adverse reaction: see symptoms of Adverse reaction

Adverse reaction: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Adverse reaction.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adverse reaction.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Adverse reaction: Emergency Medical Physician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Adverse reaction.
Treatments for Adverse reaction: see treatments for Adverse reaction
Research for Adverse reaction: see research for Adverse reaction

Name and Aliases of Adverse reaction

Main name of condition: Adverse reaction

Other names or spellings for Adverse reaction:

Adverse reaction: Related Conditions

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