pseudotolerance

pseudotolerance

Pharmacology A diagnosis of exclusion defined as a need to ↑ dosage due to factors other than tolerance–eg, disease progression, new disease, ↑ physical activity, lack of compliance, change in medication, drug interaction, deviant behavior for psychosis. Cf Drug-seeking, Tolerance.
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The physician must be well conversant with the differential diagnosis and definitions of physical dependence, tolerance, pseudotolerance, aberrant behaviors, addiction, and pseudoaddiction.