adverse effect

Pronunciation:(AD-vers eh-FEKT)

Definition: An unexpected medical problem that happens during treatment with a drug or other therapy. Adverse effects may be mild, moderate, or severe, and may be caused by something other than the drug or therapy being given. Also called adverse event.Cancer.govPatient

efecto adversoProblema médico inesperado que sucede durante el tratamiento con un medicamento u otra terapia. Los efectos adversos son leves, moderados o graves, y es posible que tengan otras causas diferentes al medicamento o la terapia que se administran. También se llama evento adverso.Cancer.govPatient Date last modified: 2018-01-30