drug challenge

The administration of a drug suspected of causing an adverse drug reaction to assess culpability. Drug challenges are used to detect aspirin sensitivity, and identify adverse reactions to contrast media, and local anaesthetics

drug challenge

The administration of a drug suspected of causing an adverse drug reaction, to assess culpability; DCs are used to detect aspirin sensitivity, and identify adverse reactions to contrast media and local anesthetics
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In a statement, Michael Botticelli, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, said the administration's emphasis on "the national drug challenge as both a public health and public safety issue" is based on viewing drug addiction as "a chronic disease of the brain that can be successfully prevented and treated, and from which one can recover.
We considered provocation test confirming the causative drug, but we thought that drug challenge could aggravate the lung injury.
The idea of drug challenge is to identify the drug responsible for the reaction.
The drug challenge is enormous, and the underlying threat is real.
But if we were to name the most serious drug challenge of the past 10 years, especially in Oregon, it would have to be methamphetamine.
At each drug challenge session, participants reported on subjective effects of the drug, including euphoria, anxiety, and "feel drug," Dr.
Investigators may study responsivity to acute drug challenge, including the examination of how physiological, motivational, or subjective responses to drugs of abuse are influenced by cognitive and emotional variables (e.
Juli Inkster won the tournament Longs Drug Challenge in 1999 and 2000.
In a country where the average citizen is conditioned not to protest, for fear of reprisal, public recognition of the drug challenge is itself an advance--not so much as an inroad against corruption, which Colombians have always taken for granted, but as a warning to the crooks that there is a limit to society's tolerance of crime.
Canada Medicine Mart, a leading cross-border pharmacy, today announced the launch of its new 30-day Retail Prescription Drug Challenge.
Full-course drug challenge test in the diagnosis of delayed allergic reactions to penicillin.
We're grateful to the LPGA fans of Sacramento for making the Longs Drug Challenge such a great event," says Longs chairman, president and chief executive officer Warren Bryant.