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selectivity

 [sĕ-lek-tiv´ĭ-te]
in pharmacology, the degree to which a dose of a drug produces the desired effect in relation to adverse effects. adj., adj selec´tive.
grid selectivity a ratio comparing the transmitted primary radiation to the transmitted scatter radiation in an x-ray grid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

selectivity

(sē-lek-tiv'i-tē),
A property of a drug determined by combining its affinity at various binding sites, the knowledge of which can help predict a drug's potential for therapeutic and side effects.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

se·lec·tiv·i·ty

(sĕ-lek-tiv'i-tē)
A property of a drug determined by combining its affinity at various binding sites, the knowledge of which can help predict a drug's potential for therapeutic and adverse effects.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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Q. clonex symptoms in Selective Mutism Syndrome children My son is 6.5 years old, with selective mutism syndrome - in a months time he shall be entering first grade. We have, the past 2 years been with therapists specializing in this field. He has improved outside a closed system i.e. within the kindergarten (primarily) we even see some regression. We have been at major dilemmas with giving him medication but due to the critical time - we were recommended to take 0.125 mg of Clonex medication. we are a little worried and would like to understand the possible symptoms

A. As a benzodiazepin, it can cause drowsiness, weakness and other changes in behavior. There may be some other side-effects, that you can read about here (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/medmaster/a682279.html)

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