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Acne (1)

Tetracyclines

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Acute coronary syndrome (8)

ACE inhibitors Aspirin Beta blockers Clopidogrel Fibrinolytics Heparins Opiates Statins

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Addison's disease (1)

Systemic corticosteroids

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Adrenal insufficiency (1)

Systemic corticosteroids

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Agitation (3)

Antiemetics Atypical antipsychotics Typical antipsychotics

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Alcohol withdrawal (1)

Benzodiazepines

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Allergy (2)

Antihistamines Systemic corticosteroids

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Anaemia (2)

Iron Vitamins

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Anaphylaxis (3)

Adrenaline Antihistamines Systemic corticosteroids

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Angina (4)

Beta blockers Calcium channel blockers Nicorandil Nitrates

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Anxiety (4)

SSRIs SNRIs Benzodiazepines Gabapentin

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Ascites (3)

Aldosterone antagonists Loop diuretics Colloids

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Asthma (4)

Antimuscarinics Beta 2 agonists Compound inhalers Inhaled corticosteroids

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Atrial fibrillation and Atrial flutter (7)

Amiodarone Aspirin Beta blockers Calcium channel blockers clopidogrel Digoxin Warfarin

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Autoimmune diseases (3)

Aminosalicylates Systemic corticosteroids Methotrexate

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (2)

Alpha blockers 5 alpha-reductase inhibitors

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Bipolar disorder (4)

Typical antipsychotics Atypical antipsychotics Carbamazepine Valproate

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Bone metastases (1)

Bisphosphonates

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Bowel preparation (1)

Osmotic laxatives

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Bradycardia (1)

Antimuscarinics

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Breathlessness (2)

Loop diuretics Opioids

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Carbon monoxide poisoning (1)

Oxygen

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Cardiac arrest (2)

Adrenaline Amiodarone

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Chemotherapy (4)

Allopurinol Corticosteroids Methotrexate Serotonin 5HT-receptir antagonists (Antiemetics)

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Chronic kidney disease (3)

Angiotensin receptor blockers ACE inhibitors Calcium and vitamin D

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COPD (4)

Antimuscarinics Beta 2 agonists Compound inhalers Corticosteroids

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Circulatory compromise (3)

Colloids Hartmann's solution Sodium chloride

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C.difficile (2)

Metronidazole Vancomycon

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Constipation (3)

Bulk forming laxatives Osmotic laxatives Stimulant laxatives

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Contrast nephropathy (1)

Acetylcysteine

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Deep vein thrombosis (2)

Heparins Warfarin

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Dental infection (1)

Metronidazole

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Depression (3)

SSRIs SNRIs Tricyclic antidepressants

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Diabetes mellitus (4)

Insulin Metformin Sulphonylureas Thiazoidnediones

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Diabetic ketoacidosis (1)

Insulin

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Diabetic nephropathy (2)

Angiotensin receptor blockers ACE inhibitors

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Diarrhoea (2)

Antimotility drugs Bulk forming laxatives

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Dry eyes (1)

Ocular lubricants

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Dry skin (1)

Emollients

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Dyspepsia (3)

Antacids H2 receptor antagonists PPIs

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Eczema (2)

Topical corticosteroids Emollients

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Endocarditis (3)

Aminoglycosides Penicillins Vancomycin

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Absence seizures (1)

Valproate

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Focal epileptic seizures (4)

Carbamazepine Gabapentin Phenytoin Valproate

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Generalised epilepsy (2)

Phenytoin Valproate

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Status epilepticus (2)

Benzodiazepines Phenytoin

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Erectile dysfunction (1)

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors

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Faecal impaction (3)

Bulk forming laxatives Osmotic laxatives Stimulant laxatives

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Fever (2)

Aspirin Paracetamol

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Fluid and electrolyte therapy (5)

Colloids Hartmann's solution Glucose Potassium Sodium chloride

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Gastro-oesophageal reflux (3)

Antacids H2 receptor antagonists PPIs

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Generalised anxiety disorder (2)

SNRIs Gabapentin

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Open angle glaucoma (1)

Prostaglandin analogue eye drops

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Gout (2)

Allopurinol NSAIDs

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Allergic rhinitis (1)

Antihistamines

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Heart failure (6)

Aldosterone antagonists Angiotensin receptor blockers ACE inhibitors Beta blockers Digoxin Loop diuretics

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Heart valve replacement (1)

Warfarin

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H. pylori eradication (3)

Macrolides Penicillins PPIs

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Hepatic encephalopathy (1)

Osmotic laxatives

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Hyperaldosteronism (1)

Aldosterone antagonists

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Hypercalcaemia due to malignancy (1)

Bisphosphonates

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Hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar syndrome (1)

Insulin

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Hyperkalaemia (4)

Beta 2 agonists Calcium and vitamin D Glucose Insulin

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Hyperlipidaemia (1)

Statin

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Hypertension (6)

Alpha blockers Angiotensin receptor blockers ACE inhibitors Beta blockers Calcium channel blockers Thiazide diuretics

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Hyperuricaemia (1)

Allopurinol

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Hypocalcaemia (1)

Calcium and vitamin D

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Hypoglycaemia (1)

Glucose

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Hypokalaemia (2)

Potassium sparing diuretics Potassium

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Hypopituitarism (2)

Systemic corticosteroids Thyroid hormones

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Hypothyroidism (1)

Thyroid hormones

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Hypoxaemia (1)

Oxygen

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Urinary incontinence (1)

Genitourinary antimuscarinics

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Protozoal infection (1)

Metronidazole

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Inflammation (2)

Corticosteroids NSAIDs

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Insomnia (2)

Benzodiazepines Z-drugs

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Irritable bowel syndrome (1)

Antimuscarinics

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Ischaemic heart disease (7)

Angiotensin receptor blockers ACE inhibitors Aspirin Beta blockers Clopidogrel Fibrinolytic drugs Statins

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Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (1)

Ocular lubruicants

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Korsakoff's psychosis (1)

Vitamins

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Leg cramps (1)

Quinine

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Local anaesthesia (2)

Adrenaline Lidocaine

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Lyme disease (1)

Tetracyclines

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Malaria (1)

Quinine

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Meningitis (2)

Cephalosporins Penicillins

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Migraine (1)

Gabapentin

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Mucosal bleeding (1)

Adrenaline

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Nausea and Vomiting (5)

Dopamine receptor antagonists H1 receptor antagonists Phenothiazines Serotonin 5HT-receptor antagonists Typical antipsychotics

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Obsessive compulsive disorder (1)

SSRIs

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Ocular hypertension (1)

Prostaglandin analogue eye drops

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Oedema (1)

Loop diuretics

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Opioid toxicity (1)

Naloxone

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Osteomyelitis (2)

Penicillins Vancomycin

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Osteoporosis (2)

Bisphosphonates Calcium and vitamin D

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Overdose (2)

Acetylcysteine Activated charcoal

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Paget's disease (1)

Bisphosphonates

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Pain (4)

Aspirin NSAIDs Opioids Paracetamol

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Neuropathic pain (2)

Tricyclic antidepressants Gabapentin

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Panic disorders (1)

SSRIs

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Paracentesis (1)

Colloids

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