Side effects


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Side effects

Effects of a proposed project on other parts of the firm.

Side Effects

The effect a company's activity has on other activities in the company. For example, if an investment performs poorly, it may have the side effect of depriving other departments of funds needed for their own operations.
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Various solutions have been attempted to minimize the related side effects without compromising the therapeutic efficacy of BCG therapy.
Scarborough adds that talking with other patients can play a major role in alleviating chemotherapy side effects. "Support groups or individual counseling can be very effective in helping cancer patients and their loved ones navigate treatment side effects, family concerns, work issues, and the anxiety and depression that can accompany cancer," she says.
Of these patients, 3 (3,1%) stated that they were not informed about the duration of treatment, 4 (4,1%) stated that they discontinued treatment as her symptoms relieved, 36 (37.5%) stated that iron medications caused gastrointestinal side effects and of them, 24 (66,6%) stated that they did not continue medications due to these side effects, 36 (37.5%) patients stated that the medication caused weight gain and of them, 15 (41,6%) stated that they did not comply with the therapy due to this reason (Table I and II).
Side effects may include low blood pressure accompanied by feelings of dizziness and lightheadedness, an irritating dry cough, and increased potassium levels.
But some patients are quite adamant that as long as there's even the slightest chance of them having a side effect, they don't want to take it.
Side effects are not pleasant to experience but did you know that you can help to build up vital information by reporting your side effect to the Yellow Card Scheme?
* Side effects may include drowsiness, vomiting, nausea, liver toxicity and dry eye.
To clear some of the haze surrounding side effects, scientists from Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Boston created a network linking 809 medications to 852 side effects known as of 2005.
* side effects that are occasionally reported but are probably unrelated to medication use.
At baseline the participants completed surveys about their expectations regarding the side effects, and they were randomized to receive one of the two formulations.
Media reports questioning the safety of statins are raising concerns about side effects such as muscle pain.