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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Causality assessment using Korean causality assessment algorithm (ver.2)

Chronological relationshipIs there any information on chronological relationship of the suspected drug and ADR?Appropriate chronologic relationship+3

Dose reduction or discontinuationIs there any information on dose reduction or discontinuation?Clinical response after dose reduction+3

Past ADR historyHave you ever experienced ADR with the same or similar drug?No information0

Concomitant medicationIs there any information on drugs being taken concomitantly?Cannot explain the association between ADR and the concomitant drug+2

Non-drug causeIs there any information on non-drug cause?No information0

Any known information on the suspected drugIs there any information on the suspected drug?Indicated in approved materials by MFDS+3

Re-administrationIs there any information on re-administration?No information0

Specific testsSpecific tests such as plasma drug concentration monitoring?No information0

Total score+11

Causality evaluationProbable

Certain ≥ 12, Probable: 6-11, Possible: 2-5, Unlikely ≤ 1

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