Side effect

A health problem that is likely caused by an approved treatment.

How to say: Side effect

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An example of a side effect is muscle aches after getting a vaccine.

USE IN A SENTENCE

A side effect is usually unwanted and not the desired effect of the treatment.

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 For example, a side effect of taking an allergy medication can be sleepiness.

WORDS RELATED TO SIDE EFFECT

adverse reaction

health effect

WORDS OPPOSITE TO SIDE EFFECT

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