Contraindication meaning

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A factor that renders the administration of a drug or the carrying out of a medical procedure inadvisable.

A previous allergic reaction to penicillin is a contraindication to the future use of that drug.

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A factor that renders the administration of a drug or the carrying out of a medical procedure inadvisable.

A previous allergic reaction to penicillin is a contraindication to the future use of that drug.

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(medicine) A factor or symptom which makes the prescribed treatment inadvisable.
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