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Table 2 "Adverse Effects" Textwords in Titles or Abstracts*

From: Incomplete evidence: the inadequacy of databases in tracing published adverse drug reactions in clinical trials

Drug AE term as Terms used
(no. of papers) textword* [frequency]
Aspirin 18 bleed(s/ing) [11], side effects [5], haemorrhag(e/ic) [4], adverse effects [3], safe(ty) [2], adverse event [1], gastrotoxic [1]
(37)   haematemesis [1], melaena [1]
Antihypertensive drugs 8 adverse effects [3], side effects [3], adverse reactions [1], risks [1]
(13)   
Ibuprofen 20 tolerability/tolerance/well tolerated [9], adverse effects [8], safe(ty) [6], side effect(s) [5], adverse events [2], unwanted
(29)   effects [1]
Paracetamol 16 side effects [7], adverse effects [5], tolerability/tolerance/well tolerated [4], safe(r/ty) [3], adverse reactions [2], adverse
(28)   events [1]
  1. *Abstracts from seven of the 107 papers were missing from the electronic databases; in these cases, the printed abstracts were analysed.