adverse drug event

Formal Definition

A portmanteau term encompassing ADRs, subtherapeutic effects of therapy, drug dependence, intoxications and untreated indications.. Based on: An injury resulting from medical intervention related to a drug.

"Gyllensten et al 2013 p.2. Gyllensten H, Rehnberg C, Jönsson AK, Petzold M, Carlsten A, Andersson Sundell K. Cost of illness of patient-reported adverse drug events: a population-based cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open. 2013 Jun 20;3(6). pii: e002574. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002574. PubMed PMID: 23794552; Bates DW, Cullen DJ, Laird N, et al. Incidence of adverse drug events and potential adverse drug events: implications for prevention. ADE Prevention Study Group. JAMA 1995; 274(1): 29–34"
  • Abbreviation(s): ADE
  • Categories: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacovigilance