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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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