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Descriptor English:   Drug Tolerance 
Descriptor Spanish:   Tolerancia a Medicamentos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Tolerāncia a Medicamentos 
Synonyms English:   Drug Tolerances
Tolerance, Drug
Tolerances, Drug  
Tree Number:   G07.690.773.992
Definition English:   Progressive diminution of the susceptibility of a human or animal to the effects of a drug, resulting from its continued administration. It should be differentiated from DRUG RESISTANCE wherein an organism, disease, or tissue fails to respond to the intended effectiveness of a chemical or drug. It should also be differentiated from MAXIMUM TOLERATED DOSE and NO-OBSERVED-ADVERSE-EFFECT LEVEL. 
Indexing Annotation English:   differentiate from DRUG RESISTANCE; not for tolerability ( = drug /adv eff): Manual 28.19
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
EH ethnology GE genetics
IM immunology PH physiology
RE radiation effects  
Record Number:   4420 
Unique Identifier:   D004361 

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