adverse event

Pronunciation:(AD-vers eh-VENT)

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

evento adversoProblema médico inesperado que sucede durante el tratamiento con un medicamento u otra terapia. Los eventos 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 efecto adverso.Cancer.govPatient2005-10-24 Date last modified: 2018-01-30