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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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The advent of electronic, or e-prescribing, however, has not necessarily spelled the end of prescribing errors; deficiencies in software design together with serious flaws in drug allergy alerts and information about 'clinically relevant' drug interactions leave users of e-systems vulnerable to error (Smith, Dang & Lee 2009).
Although there are no detailed data about the frequency of drug reactions and allergies in Turkey, the frequency of drug allergy reported by families was found to be 2.
In addition, patients may have a rash or other inflammatory symptom caused by a coexisting medical condition, such as a viral infection, that may incorrectly be attributed to an adverse drug reaction or drug allergy.
Drug allergy claims in children: from self-reporting to confirmed diagnosis.
Of 369 patients in the study, 99 (27%) had a history of a drug allergy.
Contract notice: Resolution integral health consortium bidding for contracting the service desensitization and not cytostatic cytostatic drugs and drug allergy for integral health consortium centers.
Drug allergy is caused by an allergic reaction of to certain ingredients in drugs, and can trigger symptoms such as skin rash, hives, itchy eyes, and facial swelling.
The magazine did a bit of research on "Wikipedia" about drug allergy and came to a conclusion that if Miley had been really hospitalized for an allergic reaction to the anti-biotic Cephalexin, it would just have been a stay of maximum 24 hours and not so many days.
However, a drug allergy is slightly different - it means your body's immune system is fighting the drug.
Color illustrations are accompanied by brief descriptions of drug processes, chemical communication, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, drugs affecting diseases of various body systems, vitamin deficiencies and drug interactions, and drug allergy, abuse, and poisoning or overdose.
WASHINGTON -- Clinicians ignored more than half of drug allergy warnings generated by computerized physician order entry programs, based on a review of nearly 30,000 medication orders for 2,732 hospitalized patients.

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