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adverse event

 

Definition: “Any untoward medical occurrence that may present during treatment with a pharmaceutical product but which does not necessarily have a causal relationship with this treatment.” [International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use.]

See Also: adverse drug event

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