Medicine is considered as one of the most important necessities to all of us. It is a branch of the health sciences and is the sector of people life concerned with maintaining or recovering our health through the study, diagnosis, treatment and possible prevention of disease, injury and other damage to a body or mind.
We take medicine to make us feel better when we are sick. Some medicines can cause the problem and have harmful effects, even if you take them correctly and regularly. Prescription medicines have many known harmful effects thus natural remedies must be explored also.
Harmful effects can result from non-compliance, or non-adherence, which is when a patient does not follow the doctor’s advice like not taking a medicine that a doctor has prescribed, discontinuing an exercise to enhance a limb because the activity resulted in pain.
Harmful effects of the medicine are most likely to happen when a person first uses the drug, when they stop using it, or when the dosage changes.
Causes A Harmful Effect Of Medicine:
There are different reasons for negative effects linked to medicines.
- A person reaction to components in the medicine
- Dosage, which may need adjusting
- A drug killing one type of useless cell but also destroying healthy cells
- Interactions between medicines
It is very important to know that negative effects from medication can vary widely, from nausea or to death. Different medicines have different effects.
Types Of Effect:
Some common examples harmful effects related to medicines include: constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, skin rash or dermatitis, dry mouth, headache, nausea, insomnia drowsiness etc
Examples of major harmful effects include: abnormal heart rhythms, suicidal thoughts, internal bleeding, cancer.