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Reaction

A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally.
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Reaction

A decrease in price following an increase in price. A reaction connotes a slow decline; it is the opposite of a recovery.
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reaction

A decline in security prices following a period of rising security prices.
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All case-patients responded promptly to doxycycline therapy; 2 had Jarisch-Herxheimer reactions in association with antimicrobial therapy, a phenomenon previously described (4).
The patient underwent treatment with intravenous penicillin G (24 million units/day for 14 days), along with topical prednisolone acetate 1% and oral prednisone (40 mg daily) as prophylaxis for a potential ocular Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction. On three-week follow-up, VA improved to 20/60 OD, with resolution of retinitis in both eyes and an improvement in disc edema OD.
Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction after penicillin therapy among patients with syphilis in the era of the hiv infection epidemic: incidence and risk factors.
D'Ortenzio, "The Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction in Leptospirosis: A Systematic Review," PLoS ONE, vol.
Within hours he developed worsening fever, tachycardia, and tachypnea, thought to be a Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction. Within 48 hours of treatment, his skin lesions showed signs of healing, and significant improvement was noted by the time of hospital discharge 5 days later.
This paradoxical presentation is the ocular form of Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction that emerges in systemic TB infections like TB meningitis, intracranial tuberculoma, pleural effusion and abdominal TB.
A Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction was suspected, which was managed with observation, intravenous hydration and a single dose of methylprednisone.
However, antibiotics treatment would lead Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction, which has been reported to occur which precipitate a febrile inflammatory reaction (Vaughan et al., 1994).