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What is a Type A adverse drug reaction?

Augmented reaction - there is an exaggeration of a drug's normal action when given at a usual therapeutic dose


Which drugs are more likely to present with a Type A adverse drug reaction?

antiplatelet, diuretics, NSAIDs and anticoagulants


What is a Type B adverse drug reaction?

Bizarre reaction - novel responses that are not expected from known pharmacological response


What is a Type C adverse drug reaction?

Continuing reaction - reactions persistent for a relatively long time after discontinuation of the medication. Examples include: bisphosphonates (osteonecrosis of the jaw), corticosteroids (osteoporosis)


What is a Type D adverse drug reaction?

Delayed reaction - reactions that become apparent some time after use of a medication. Examples include: carbimazole (agranulocytosis), typical antipsychotics (tardive dyskinesia), chemotherapy (infertility)


What is a Type E adverse drug reaction?

End of use - reactions associated with withdrawal of medications. Examples include: benzodiazepines, corticosteroids and opiates.


What is a Type F adverse drug reaction?

Failure reactions


What is a Type G adverse drug reaction?

Genetic reactions


What is a Type I adverse drug reaction?

Idiosyncratic reactions