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side effect

Translation of side effect in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Pharmacology/Farmacología] efecto (masculine) secundario 1.2 (incidental result) consecuencia (feminine) indirecta
    Example sentences
    • Most of those who had had a stroke were aware of their own drug treatment and were concerned about the side effect of drugs.
    • Tell your doctor if you have had a particular side effect from a pain medication in the past.
    • If priapism has occurred as a side effect of medication then a different medication can usually be prescribed.

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