What is PARADOXICAL REACTION?

with regard to pharmacology, a drug response which contradicts the predicted effect, for instance, worsening of anxiety following the deliverance of an anxiolytic drug.

PARADOXICAL REACTION: "The paradoxical reaction is nothing to be worried about- it is only temporary."

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