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How common are adverse drug events?

Nov 05, 2019

2.2 million serious adverse events occur per year, according to a report published by the Journal of the American Medical Association. These ADEs lead to approximately 1.3 million emergency room (ER) visits per year, and $3.5 billion excess spend of medical costs. [1]

1 – National Human Genome Institute  - National Institutes of Health (NIH)  www.genome.gov