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Disease or Condition — Injuries and Poisoning:
drug reaction

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Description

An adverse drug reaction (ADR) is an unwanted or harmful reaction that occurs after taking a medication. ADRs can range from mild to severe and can include skin rashes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, dizziness, and even death. ADRs can occur when a medication is taken in the wrong dose, when it interacts with other medications, or when it is taken by someone who is allergic to it.

Synonyms
  • adverse drug effect
  • adverse drug reaction
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