drug interaction

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drug interaction drug in·ter·ac·tion (ĭn'tər-āk'shən)
n.
The pharmacological result, either desirable or undesirable, of drugs interacting with themselves or with other drugs, with endogenous chemical agents, with components of the diet, or with chemicals used in or resulting from diagnostic tests.

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