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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 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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Drug Interaction Testing Service launched in April, e-mailing recipes, are on their way.
This new data-driven method starts with the payers' data and then brings all the pieces of the puzzle together to form a clear, holistic view of the patient's health care, in order to decrease negative drug interactions. It encourages an interplay between pharmacies, providers and payers, bringing everybody together to focus on the patient's health and helping them make better decisions that lead to both lower overall health care costs and the ultimate goal of better health care for the patient.
The prevalence of drug interactions was identified by the Drug-Reax[R] software, Micromedex[R] database, and is available on the CAPES Journals (7) website.
Overall completeness scores ranged from a median of 3 (IQR 2 to 3, Stockley's Drug Interactions) to 5 (IQR 5 to 5, Facts & Comparisons, Lexicomp, Micromedex, Drug Interaction Facts) for drug-ethanol interactions and 2 (IQR 2 to 3, Clinical Pharmacology, Drug Interaction Facts) to 5 (IQR 5 to 5, Micromedex) for drug-tobacco interactions.
Potential DDIs were analyzed from the medication charts using both Micromedex database DrugReax and Drug Interaction Facts.
A total of 663 potential drug interactions were seen in 209 patients, with males having 340 and females having 323 encounters.
Drug interactions of clinical importance among the opioids, methadone and buprenorphine, and other frequently prescribed medications: a review.
Approximately 60% of potential drug interactions were more severe.
Proposal for a new tool to evaluate drug interaction cases.
Worldwide reports showed that drug interactions cause around 21% of adverse drug event-related hospital admissions.

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