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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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).
The product information for these medicines will be updated to revise the current contraindication and give information about doses, monitoring and precautions in patients with reduced kidney function.
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This contraindication does not apply to LASEK or lens replacement surgery
A previous severe allergic reaction to influenza vaccine, regardless of the component suspected of being responsible for the reaction, is a contraindication to future receipt of the vaccine.
A score of 4 (red) means there's an absolute contraindication to the method for that condition.
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.
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They found that 8% of 121,286 migraine patients had a cardiovascular contraindication, such as a history of myocardial infarction or stroke or documented prescriptions for cardiovascular disease.
Batistaki et al recently reported a patient with another contraindication to succinylcholine, pseudocholinesterase deficiency, where rocuronium (0.