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fever

(Excitement), noun agitation, ardor, arousing, delirium, desire, disquiet, eagerness, enthusiasm, exhilaration, fervency, fever pitch, feverish excitement, feverishness, fire, fomentation, frenzy, galvanization, heat, intensity, panic, passion, provocation, stimulation, stirring up, tizzy, turmoil, upset, working up, zeal, zealousness, zest
Associated concepts: proceedings reaching a fever pitch

fever

(Illness), noun affliction, ailment, eleeated temperature, feverishness, has a disorder, has a malady, has an affliction, has an ailment, ill health, illness, in poor health, infirmity, not healthy, sickness, temperature
Associated concepts: fee services, health care
See also: furor
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The most common serious adverse reactions ([greater than or equal to] 2%) included febrile neutropenia, pyrexia, pneumonia, sepsis, neutropenia, device-related infection, tremor, encephalopathy, infection, overdose, confusion, Staphylococcal bacteremia, and headache.
The subcutaneous injection of brewer's yeast evoked pyrexia by ultimately increasing synthesis of prostaglandin and is considered as a valuable in-vivo screening test for the assessment of antipyretic potential (Muhammad et al.
A number of known adverse drug reactions were reported at a higher rate in the Kyprolis group compared with the bortezomib group, including any-grade dyspnea, hypertension, pyrexia, and cough (preferred terms) as were any-grade cardiac failure (grouped term; 8.
Of the AEs that were reported in 20 percent of patients, Grade 3 or higher events included neutropenia (20 percent), peripheral sensory neuropathy (9 percent), fatigue (2 percent), pyrexia (2 percent) and diarrhea (1 percent).
The most common adverse events of any grade occurring in at least 20 percent of patients treated with Kyprolis in the combination therapy trial: decreased lymphocytes, decreased absolute neutrophil count, decreased phosphorus, anemia, neutropenia, decreased total white blood cell count, decreased platelets, diarrhea, fatigue, thrombocytopenia, pyrexia, muscle spasm, cough, upper respiratory tract infection, decreased hemoglobin, hypokalemia.
Six treatment-related adverse events were reported by three patients; and seven acute events were reported by five patients, including headache, chills, nausea, pyrexia, erythema, and blurred vision.
In patients with pyrexia in excess of 5 days, serologic studies were conducted with the PanBio (Sinnamon Park, Queensland, Australia) Dengue Duo IgM and IgG Rapid Strip Test.
var acuminatus leaf, a folk medicine of Onge tribes of Bay Islands, on normal body temperature and yeast-induced pyrexia in Wister albino rats.
Adverse events were consistent with the known safety profile of everolimus with the most common all-grade adverse reactions (incidence >= 35%) being stomatitis, diarrhea, alopecia, rash, cough, pyrexia, neutropenia and fatigue.
Eight minor complications occurred, including urinary retention and postoperative pyrexia, Dr.
Three days later, he became febrile, and pyrexia persisted despite local wound management and treatment with oxacillin, 4 g/day for 3 days; cefuroxime, 3 g/day, and gentamicin, 160 mg/day for another 7 days.