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Adverse Drug Reactions


DETAIL – gather as much information as possible about the reaction 

TIMING – initiation, cessation, dose changes of ALL medications and onset of reaction

DOSES –  some reactions are dose related

DELAYED EFFECT – medication use in recent months (e.g. antibiotics, NSAIDs, general anaesthetics)

MEDICAL CONDITIONS – is adverse effect a manifestation of a medical condition

ALLERGIES/ADVERSE REACTIONS to previous medications 

General Resources ​



Specialised Resources



Allergy Resources



Postmarketing Safety Data


Safety Updates


Report an Adverse Drug Event


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