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Descriptor English: Drug Incompatibility
Descriptor Spanish: Incompatibilidad de Medicamentos
Descriptor incompatibilidad medicamentosa
Entry term(s) medicamentos contrarios
medicamentos incompatibles
Scope note: Cualidad por la que una sustancia determinada no es miscible con otra sin que se produzca un cambio químico. Medicamento de composición inadecuada para combinarse o mezclarse con otra sustancia. La incompatibilidad frecuentemente provoca una reacción indeseable, incluso alteración o destrucción química. (Dorland, 28a ed; Stedman, 25a ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Incompatibilidade de Medicamentos
Descriptor French: Incompatibilité médicamenteuse
Entry term(s): Drug Incompatibilities
Incompatibilities, Drug
Incompatibility, Drug
Tree number(s): E05.916.290
HP3.073.376
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004344
Scope note: The quality of not being miscible with another given substance without a chemical change. One drug is not of suitable composition to be combined or mixed with another agent or substance. The incompatibility usually results in an undesirable reaction, including chemical alteration or destruction. (Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
Annotation: "one drug is not of suitable composition to be combined or mixed with another": do not confuse with DRUG INTERACTIONS, "the action of one drug on the metab, effect or tox of another"; IM when general; NIM when with specific drug
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(65)
DeCS ID: 4406
Unique ID: D004344
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1992/05/08
Drug Incompatibility - Preferred
Concept UI M0006832
Scope note The quality of not being miscible with another given substance without a chemical change. One drug is not of suitable composition to be combined or mixed with another agent or substance. The incompatibility usually results in an undesirable reaction, including chemical alteration or destruction. (Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Drug Incompatibility
Entry term(s) Drug Incompatibilities
Incompatibilities, Drug
Incompatibility, Drug



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