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What is the difference between adverse reaction, side effect and an allergy?
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Different reaction
Assuming this is about medications: and adverse side effect would be a reaction that occurs after taking a medication regardless of the cause of the reaction.
An allergy is a specific type of adr, that is allergy antibody mediated can be expected to occur everytime the medication is taken.

In brief: Different reaction
Assuming this is about medications: and adverse side effect would be a reaction that occurs after taking a medication regardless of the cause of the reaction.
An allergy is a specific type of adr, that is allergy antibody mediated can be expected to occur everytime the medication is taken.
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