"Drug Tolerance" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
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Progressive diminution of the susceptibility of a human or animal to the effects of a drug, resulting from its continued administration. It should be differentiated from DRUG RESISTANCE wherein an organism, disease, or tissue fails to respond to the intended effectiveness of a chemical or drug. It should also be differentiated from MAXIMUM TOLERATED DOSE and NO-OBSERVED-ADVERSE-EFFECT LEVEL.
- Drug Tolerance
- Drug Tolerances
- Tolerance, Drug
- Tolerances, Drug
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Drug Tolerance".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Drug Tolerance".
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