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drug in·ter·ac·tions

(drŭg in'tĕr-ak'shŭnz),
The pharmacologic result, either desirable or undesirable, of drugs interacting with other drugs, with endogenous physiologic chemical agents (for example, MAOI with epinephrine), with components of the diet, and with chemicals used in diagnostic tests or the results of such tests.

drug in·ter·ac·tions

(drŭg in-tĕr-ak'shŭnz)
The pharmacologic result, either desirable or undesirable, of drugs interacting with other drugs, with endogenous physiologic chemical agents (e.g., monoamine oxidose inhibitors with epinephrine), with components of the diet, and with chemicals used in diagnostic tests or the results of such tests.

drug interactions

; DIs desirable or undesirable outcomes of the simultaneous administration of two or more drugs (i.e. those with narrow therapeutic indices or steep response curves) in 5% of patients who take three or more drugs daily; DIs occur as a result of mutual interaction, endogenous or exogenous chemical agents or dietary constituents; DI risk is increased in polypharmacy, use of prophylactic drug therapies or the severely ill

drug in·ter·ac·tions

(drŭg in-tĕr-ak'shŭnz)
Pharmacologic result, either desirable or undesirable, of drugs interacting with other drugs.
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The seven resources were the Lexicomp[R] Interactions module, Micromedex[R] Drug Interactions, Clinical Pharmacology Drug Interaction Report, Facts & Comparisons[R] eAnswers, Stockley's Drug Interactions (Tenth edition), Drug Interactions Analysis and Management (2014), and Drug Interaction Facts[TM] (2015) [6-12].
The increased risk of seizures with bupropion and other medications that lower the seizure threshold is another example of an additive PD drug interaction.
The drug interaction checker adds to the features already offered in the CVS app.
Any identified Drug interactions assessment was done for their severity of reactions and the mechanism and time of onset of Drug interactions using recourses like Stockley's drug interaction, patient drug facts etc.
467, slightly higher than ICC for the listed drug interactions, although the value also indicated a weak correlation among the three compendia [25].
The best strategy for identifying a drug interaction is to take a complete medical and medication history.
Careful screening of patients for substance abuse or dependency serves as a basis for giving prevention messages, assists in management of clinical problems, helps to minimize drug interaction effects, helps to prevent domestic violence, child abuse, and malpractice suits, and allows the dental team the ability to change community norms and community health.
The first step is to identify patients who are at high risk for adverse drug interactions, such as patients taking two or more drugs.
AMDA's Web site provides more information on the list, including: generic and brand names of the drugs, methods to prevent interactions and answers to other common questions about the drug interactions.
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In a recent review of complications arising from drug-herb interactions from George Washington University, 21 commonly used herbal preparations were identified that produced significant drug interactions.

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