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Table 3 Indexing for Adverse Effects in MEDLINE

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

Drug Records Indexed Terms used
  avaliable for AE [frequency]
Aspirin 37 26 Aspirin-AE [25]
    Hemorrhage-CI [5]
    Platelet-aggregating-inhibitor-AE [3]
    Safety [1]
Antihypertensives 13 6 Antihypertensive agents-AE [5]
    Named drug*-AE [2]
Ibuprofen 23 12 Ibuprofen-AE [12] Antiinflammatory-agent-non-steroidal-AE [2]
    Analgesics-AE [1]
Paracetamol 27 9 Acetaminophen-AE [9]
  1. *name of any antihypertensive drug (e.g. atenolol, enalapril, nifedipine)