Intoxication refers to a reaction to having an excess of a substance in the body. Commonly, intoxication refers to alcohol intoxication or drug intoxication (illicit drug abuse or prescription drug abuse). In medical usage, intoxication may also refer to toxicity or adverse reactions to a prescription medication, such as digitalis intoxication, hepatotoxicity, and similar toxic effects.
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- Drug Intoxication: Drug intoxication refers to the state of exhibiting physical, mental, or behavioural changes resulting from having taken a drug, medication
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- Poisoning: Poisoning, or toxicity, is the general category of poisoning from any type of substance. Poisons may be ingested (eaten), injected
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- Adverse Reaction: An adverse reaction is a negative health effect as a reaction to a substance or action. Typically it refers to
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- Hepatotoxicity: Hepatotoxicity (liver toxicity) refers to where a substance acts as a poison to the liver. Many prescription drugs can cause
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