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Word: adverse

Definition: going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile

Sentences Containing 'adverse'

A post-marketing study, conducted by the innovator, in over 12,000 patients showed that only 0.75% of them developed adverse events attributable to the drug.
Additionally they have rare but severe adverse effects, particularly muscle damage.
Adverse effects of other polypeptide antibiotics include kidney and nerve damage when given by injection.
Adverse events observed included constipation, acidity, nausea, fatigue and headache, and were of mild to moderate intensity.
After the war, Egypt felt the adverse effects of soaring prices and unemployment.
Aircraft are often struck by lightning with no adverse effects because the electricity of the strike is dissipated through its conductive structure and the aircraft is not electrically grounded.
As such, there was a significant drop in tourism, although no significantly adverse weather occurred along the Outer Banks.
Claims for adverse possession were also numerous (an example being Snowdon Ranger station building) - though there is a legal question mark over whether claims for adverse possession over part of a statutory undertaking, are actually valid.
Commonly observed adverse events included constipation (0.19%) and increase in levels of liver enzymes, AST (0.17%) and ALT (0.25%).
Contact information is also available on the site for trail users to report adverse trail conditions or submit other feedback or questions.
Doth he bear all adverse chances with more equanimity: or with his neighbour's offences with more meekness and gentleness than I?
Dryvax has serious adverse side-effects in about 1% to 2% of cases.
Endometrin is expected to have adverse reactions similar to other drugs containing progesterone (breast tenderness, bloating, mood swings, irritability, and drowsiness).
Firm service cannot be interrupted during adverse conditions, such as periods of high demand.
For a pure positional good, a luxury tax is the perfect form of taxation because it raises revenue without any adverse utility effects.   • _____ (1997).
Furthermore, referred itch itself does not confer any adverse effects on the health of those experiencing it.
He breathed his last on January 9, 1946 in adverse pecuniary as a gifted poet of our time.
His research area is in vaccinology, with a focus on delivery, effectiveness and adverse consequences.
In general humans have not caused adverse impact to the Merriam's kangaroo rat through most of its range.
In May 2013, Ubeto was provisionally suspended for an adverse finding of GW501516.
In randomized clinical trials, reported adverse effects are low; but they are "higher in studies of real world use", and more varied.
In randomized trials, statins increased the risk of an adverse effect by 39% compared to placebo (odds ratios 1.4); two-thirds of these were myalgia or raised liver enzymes, with serious adverse effects similar to placebo.
Incestuous relationships between siblings has also been known to have adverse effects on the parties involved, especially for the victim of said sexual abuse.
Investigations are not generally repeated for relapse unless there is a specific "medical" indication or possible adverse effects from antipsychotic medication.
It is characterized by compulsive drug craving, seeking, and use that persists even if the user is aware of severe adverse consequences.
Lilly ceased development because high-dose therapy was associated with adverse effects on skeletal muscle, including myalgia and potential myositis.
Many will have no or trivial benefit, or will discontinue because of adverse events."
Mevastatin was never marketed, because of its adverse effects of tumors, muscle deterioration, and sometimes death in laboratory dogs.
More serious adverse events can be provoked if ADA cross-react with a critical autologous protein.
My feeling is that we shall choose Shame, and then have War thrown in a little later, on even more adverse terms than at present."
Non-Gallifreyans are also seen to regenerate in "Underworld" (1978) and "Mawdryn Undead" (1983), but with adverse side effects.
One patient in the ivacaftor group reported a serious adverse reaction: abdominal pain.
Other common adverse effects include abdominal pain, asthenia, headache, vomiting and, particularly in children, rash.
Other issues were claims for adverse possession ('squatters' rights') of the land, which would have been numerous and practically impossible to fight had an abandonment order been made.
Other possible adverse effects include cognitive loss, neuropathy, pancreatic and hepatic dysfunction, and sexual dysfunction.
Salt can have adverse effects on soil and soil composition.
Short-term use increases minor adverse effects, but does not appear to increase major adverse effects.
The adverse reactions were mild to moderate, which resolved when the drug was discontinued.
The defendant will be under pressure to give evidence about what occurred - not to do so would result in the adverse inference being drawn.
The flip side of the cheating problem in socialism is the lying or 'adverse selection' problem in capitalism.
The most common adverse effects observed with lopinavir/ritonavir are diarrhea and nausea.
The most common adverse side effects are raised liver enzymes and muscle problems.
The principle adverse effects of clonidine are dry mouth, dizziness, hypotension (low blood pressure) and drowsiness.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) defines NOAEL as 'an exposure level at which there are no statistically or biologically significant increases in the frequency or severity of adverse effects between the exposed population and its appropriate control; some effects may be produced at this level, but they are not considered as adverse, or as precursors to adverse effects.
There are no significant adverse side-effects of Prajmaline when taken alone and with a proper dosage.
This increases the levels of the statin, increasing the risk of dose-related adverse effects (including myopathy/rhabdomyolysis).
This is an example of adverse selection very similar to the classic "lemons" example of Akerlof.
This opposition became so strong that the successor to Pius VII, Leo XII, was positively adverse to the community.
Thus, a recipient is not permitted to present evidence to that official orally, or to confront or cross-examine adverse witnesses.
Various adverse effects have been reported to the FDA.

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