contraindication


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con·tra·in·di·ca·tion

 (kŏn′trə-ĭn′dĭ-kā′shən)
n.
A factor that renders the administration of a drug or the carrying out of a medical procedure inadvisable: A previous allergic reaction to penicillin is a contraindication to the future use of that drug.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contraindication - (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
reason - a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
indication - (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"
Translations
tegenindicatie

contraindication

[ˌkɒntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] Ncontraindicación f

contraindication

contra-indication [ˌkɒntrəɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] n (MEDICINE) (for drug)contre-indication f

contraindication

n (Med) → Kontraindikation f, → Gegenanzeige f

contraindication

[ˌkɒntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃn] n (Med) → controindicazione f

con·tra·in·di·ca·tion

n. contraindicación condición que indica la enabilidad de una droga o tratamiento.

contraindication

n contraindicación f
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* FDA's strongest warning, called a contraindication, was added to the drug labels of codeine and tramadol, alerting that codeine should not be used to treat pain or cough and tramadol should not be used to treat pain in children younger than 12 years of age.
Pharmaceutical company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:TEVA) reported on Friday the receipt of a positive outcome to remove the pregnancy contraindication from the European label for COPAXONE 40 mg/ml three times weekly for treating relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS).
(TLV: TEVA), an Israeli firm, announced on Monday its positive results following a bid to remove the pregnancy contraindication bestowed by the European label for its glatiramer acetate injection, known as Copaxone.
Grunebaum did not consider high enough to specifically label it a contraindication to home birth.
The assessed variables were the distribution of the type of stroke classification, the detection of the presence of any imaging contraindication to the tPA administration for acute ischemic lesions, confidence in the presence of a hyperdense intracranial artery sign (HMCA), the Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score (ASPECTS) [10], and the reading time.
The contraindication here is that even the most basic back bend (think "upward dog") for someone with spondylolisthesis creates what is commonly known as "the watermelon seed" effect, exacerbating the anterior slippage of the affected vertebra.
Whilst large abdominal girth is not an absolute contraindication to PD, it remains a relative contraindication.
Only those children who have a doctor's order of contraindication to the vaccination can be exempted.
While anticoagulation remains the overall gold standard in treating venous thromboembolism, IVC filters are a safe and effective means of PE prevention, and warrant consideration in patients who have a contraindication, failure or complication from anticoagulation.
The poster had text and images depicting the World Health Organization contraindications; pregnancy was also included as a contraindication, given that it obviates the need for contraception.
Charts were reviewed in order to identify the patients who received each medication on discharge and those patients who had documentation of a contraindication to one or more medications.
--Out of the 30 respondents only one observed the contraindication of Asthmatic patient with acute breathlessness and Aspirin 300mg but also did not react as he should and dispensed the medicine.