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Adverse Effect (Overview)

In medicine, an adverse effect is a harmful and undesired effect resulting from a medication or other intervention such as surgery. An adverse effect may be termed a "side effect", when judged to be secondary to a main or therapeutic effect.


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What is the definition or description of: adverse effect?

What is the definition or description of: adverse effect?

See below: In medicine, an adverse effect is a harmful and undesired effect resulting from a medication or other intervention such as surgery. An adverse effect may be termed a "side effect", when judged to be secondary to a main or therapeutic effect. ...Read more

Adverse Effect (Overview)

In medicine, an adverse effect is a harmful and undesired effect resulting from a medication or other intervention such as surgery. An adverse effect may be termed a "side effect", when judged to be secondary to a main or therapeutic effect.


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Does donating plasma have an adverse effect on your health?

Does donating plasma have an adverse effect on your health?

No: Donating blood or blood components such as plasma cause no harm to the body though you could feel slightly lightheaded for a short while if you get up too quickly. Being a blood donor is doing a good thing for someone else. ...Read more

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Is there any adverse effect of prolonged vit b complex i.M. Injection ?

Is there any adverse effect of prolonged vit b complex i.M. Injection ?

The B vitamins: Are water soluble, so the biggest adverse effect would be expensive urine if you don't need all that. ...Read more

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What is the adverse effect of viagra (sildenafil)?

What is the adverse effect of viagra (sildenafil)?

Viagra (sildenafil) side effects: Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/viagra-side-effects.html for info on Viagra (sildenafil) side effects, which actually apply in general to all drugs in PDE-5 inhibitor class. Most common complaints are referable to increase blood flow (which is what improves erectile function) eg muscle aches & sinus/nasal congestion. There are rare reports of sudden loss of sight & hearing. Do not take w/nitro ...Read more

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What are the adverse effect of drugs used in the past for obesity?

What are the adverse effect of drugs used in the past for obesity?

Many: Lung artery high pressure is one of them walk walk walk fruit veg salad fish. ...Read more

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I drink 3 mugs of my wifes urine every day, will it have any long term adverse effect on me? My wife is very fit and healthy.

I drink 3 mugs of my wifes urine every day, will it have any long term adverse effect on me? My wife is very fit and healthy.

Low risk: Drinking urine is of low risk, although considered disgusting by most people. If you're dehydrated and drink urine, your kidneys have to work extra hard to get rid of the toxins that your wife was getting rid of in her urine. In addition, she can pass an infection to you. If she's taking any medication, some of the medicine can be passed on to you as well and that may be harmful to you. ...Read more

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Aside from probable drug tolerance,what kind of adverse effect could taking Ritalin (methylphenidate) cause for healthy adults?

Aside from probable drug tolerance,what kind of adverse effect could taking Ritalin (methylphenidate) cause for healthy adults?

Ritalin (methylphenidate) side effects: Ritalin, (methylphenidate) a stimulant medication, is most commonly prescribed to treat ADD/HD in children and adults, but can also be used in other treatments. Besides tolerance, possible side effects may include decreased appetite, GI upset, headache, anxiety, irritable mood, insomnia or elevated BP. You should always discuss risks/benefits & of SEs of any proposed tx with ur doc b4 starting any new med. ...Read more

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I want to know that whether weight training has adverse effect on singing voice. then how can i increase my stamina & strength without workout ?

I want to know that whether weight training has adverse effect on singing voice. then how can i increase my stamina & strength without workout ?

No: Unless you are taking anabolic steroid this shouldn't affect your voice. As for your stamina, it is partly genetically determined and partly related to your health and physical condition. There is no easy way to improve strength without exercising. If stamina is the issue, be sure to check with your doctor re. your cardiopulmonary status. ...Read more

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Can one abstain from taking salt completely in meals throughout lifetime without any adverse effect on the body? Grateful for your early response.

Can one abstain from taking salt completely in meals throughout lifetime without any adverse effect on the body? Grateful for your early response.

Impossible: you can control the salt you add in your food but you could never be able to eliminate all the salt some are naturally there and you can eliminate that saying that if you did decided to eliminate the salt from your diet and you are taking any medication that affect your kidney or your electrolytes then yes your body have a very powerful compensation mechanism that will balance the electrolyte ...Read more