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Qualifier English: adverse effects
Qualifier Spanish: efectos adversos
Qualifier Portuguese: efeitos adversos
Qualifier French: effets indésirables
Entry term(s): side effects
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000009
Scope note: Used with drugs, chemicals, or biological agents in accepted dosage - or with physical agents or manufactured products in normal usage - when intended for diagnostic, therapeutic, prophylactic, or anesthetic purposes. It is used also for adverse effects or complications of diagnostic, therapeutic, prophylactic, anesthetic, surgical, or other procedures.
Annotation: subheading only; see also /poisoning & /toxicity
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/AE or AE (SH) or SUBS APPLY AE
History Note: 66; used with Category D, E & H 1966-69; D, E, H & J 1970-74; D, E, F4, H & J 1975-81; D, E, F4, G3, H & J 1982-87; D, E, F4, H, J, & SMOKING 1988; D, E, F4, H, J, & 1982-87; D, E, F4, H, J & SMOKING 1988; D, E, F4, H, J & SMOKING+ 1989; D, E & J 1990 forward
Entry Version: ADV EFF
Abbreviation: AE
DeCS ID: 22020
Unique ID: Q000009
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
adverse effects - Preferred
Concept UI M0030213
Scope note Used with drugs, chemicals, or biological agents in accepted dosage - or with physical agents or manufactured products in normal usage - when intended for diagnostic, therapeutic, prophylactic, or anesthetic purposes. It is used also for adverse effects or complications of diagnostic, therapeutic, prophylactic, anesthetic, surgical, or other procedures.
Preferred term adverse effects
Entry term(s) side effects



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