An Adverse Effect or Side Effect in Medicine is a harmful and undesired effect resulting from a medication or other intervention such as surgery, according to Wikipedia. If it is not the main therapeutic effect, it is called side effect or adverse effect. Side effects occurs with any king of drugs, whether it has been approved by government or not, prescription and over-the-counter. Popular drugs such as Trazodone (an antidepressant medicine), Lisinopril (used to treat high blood pressure), Amoxil (a penicillin antibiotic that fights bacteria), Tramadol (a narcotic-like pain reliever), Ibuprofen (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)), and even Sildenafil known as Viagra (used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension) all have side effects. Whether you take a drug with or without combination, there is a risk of side effect. For example, certain antibiotics in combination with other drugs or even some herbal products can also have side effects. The same situation may occur even with some vitamins and minerals like Calcium and Iron.
A pharmaceutical drug is a chemical substance of known structure, other than a nutrient of an essential dietary ingredient, which, when administered to a living organism, produces a biological effect. It is a chemical substance!!!!
This web site is designed to give you all the information you need to know about drug related adverse effects or side effects.
The dosage of a drug is very useful as well as how often one should take or use the drug. You may experience one or more side effects depending on the medication. Other specific information regarding side effects or adverse effects for a specific drug or medication are important as well.
While there is a number of web sites advertising or selling drugs, one must be cautious and avoid illegal drugs.
A side effect might also occur when the drug is mixed with other products or substances.
Some side effects or adverse effects symptoms may be severe and you must tell your doctor as soon as you are aware of them. Adverse effects symptoms of a medication may include Diarrhea, Constipation, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Weight changes, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Headache, Nervousness, insomnia, Sore throat, Change in sex drive or ability, Excessive sweating, fainting, seizure, increased risk of a heart attack, allergic reactions, high blood pressure, etc.