Contraindication

A condition that makes a treatment not helpful or even harmful.
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Contraindication

In medicine, a contraindication is a condition or factor that serves as a reason to withhold a certain medical treatment. Contraindication is the opposite of indication, which is a reason to use a certain treatment. A contraindication is a specific situation in which a drug, procedure, or surgery should not be used because it may be harmful to the...
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contraindication

(kon″trә-in″dĭ-ka´shәn) any condition that renders a particular line of treatment improper or undesirable.
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contraindication

[n] - (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
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Contraindication

• (n.) An indication or symptom which forbids the method of treatment usual in such cases.
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contraindication

noun (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
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Contraindication

Con'tra·in`di·ca'tion noun (med.) An indication or symptom which forbids the method of treatment usual in such cases.
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Contraindication

A condition that makes a specific treatment or procedure NOT advisable. A contraindication is literally contra- (against) an indication, against something that is indicated as advisable or necessary.
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Contraindication

A condition that makes a treatment not helpful or even harmful.
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Contraindication

A situation in which medication should not be used. For example because of a physical condition, other medications, pregnancy.
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contraindication

A symptom or medical condition that makes a particular treatment or procedure inadvisable because a person is likely to have a bad reaction. For example, having a bleeding disorder is a contraindication for taking aspirin because treatment with aspirin may cause excess bleeding.
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Contraindication

A symptom or medical condition that makes a particular treatment or procedure inadvisable because a person is likely to have a bad reaction. For example, having a bleeding disorder is a contraindication for taking aspirin because treatment with aspirin may cause excess bleeding
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Contraindication

an aspect of a patient's condition that makes the use of a certain drug or therapy an unwise or dangerous decision
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contraindication

antonym indication Any condition which renders some particular line of treatment improper or undesirable.
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CONTRAINDICATION

any circumstance or condition that makes a drug or other method of treatment inadvisable in a particular case.
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contraindication

any condition, especially any condition of disease, which renders some particular line of treatment improper or undesirable.
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contraindication

Any condition, especially any condition of disease, which renders some particular line of treatment improper or undesirable. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Contraindication

Condition which makes an individual more likely to be harmed by an intervention than an average person.
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Contraindication

Contraindication: A condition which makes a particular treatment or procedure inadvisable. A contraindication may be absolute or relative. An absolute contraindication is a situation which makes a particular treatment or procedure absolutely inadvisable. In a baby, for example, aspirin is absolutely contraindicated because of the danger that aspiri...
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Contraindication

Contraindications are reasons not to use a course of particular treatment or medication.
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contraindication

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon′tră-in′di-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Any special symptom or circumstance that renders the use of a remedy or the carrying out of a procedure inadvisable, usually because of risk.
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Contraindication

When a drug should NOT be used.
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