class effect

class effect

A drug effect produced by all members of a chemically related group of medications and not only by a single drug from that class.
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This finding with salmeterol is considered a class effect of all LABA, including olodaterol, one of the active ingredients in STIOLTO RESPIMAT.
He added: "Most people's perception is that it is possibly a class effect, but the data need to be seen.
ACE-inhibitor-related angioedema is not a true allergy but is considered an adverse class effect secondary to the mechanism of action.
The most studied alpha-blocker has been tamsulosin, although a class effect has been suggested.
We did not fmd a class effect for the various antidepressants.
To say hormones have a class effect is an assumption that is critically wrong.
Class effect of erythropoietin therapy on hemoglobin [A.
In keeping with the findings of other studies, our results suggest that statin-induced DM is a medication class effect and not related to potency or to individual statin," the researchers wrote.
Quinolone-induced QT interval prolongation: a not-so-unexpected class effect.
Our study shows that increased fracture risk is associated with higher TZD dose, but no difference between rosiglitazone and pioglitazone is apparent, suggesting a class effect of TZDs on fracture risk," senior author William Herman, also of the university, said in a prepared statement.
As in the first case in this study, observation of psoriatic lesions with multiple TNF-[alpha] inhibitors in some cases supports the class effect of TNF-[alpha] inhibitors, as stated in the literature.
There is some fear that this may be a class effect, but the strange correlation with cancer has not been seen with maraviroc.