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What is meant by drug toxicity?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Toxicity: This the inherent capacity of a therapeutic compound to produce negative results by damaging your body in some fashion. There are very few medications which do not have some toxic effects.
Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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