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Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

MeSH Heading
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
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RDF Unique Identifier
general or unspecified only; prefer specific drug-related disorder + specific drug with /‌adv eff /‌pois or /‌tox; for disorders relating to the abuse of drugs use SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDERS or specifics
Scope Note
Disorders that result from the intended use of PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS. Included in this heading are a broad variety of chemically-induced adverse conditions due to toxicity, DRUG INTERACTIONS, and metabolic effects of pharmaceuticals.
Entry Term(s)
Adverse Drug Event
Adverse Drug Reaction
Drug Side Effects
Drug Toxicity
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reaction
Side Effects of Drugs
Toxicity, Drug
Previous Indexing
Substance-Related Disorders (1998-2013)
See Also
Clinical Trials, Phase IV as Topic
Contraindications, Drug
Drug Interactions
Public MeSH Note
2014; see DRUG-TOXICITY 1998-2013
History Note
2014; DRUG-TOXICITY was heading 1998-2013
Date Established
Date of Entry
Revision Date
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions Preferred
Drug Toxicity Narrower
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