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Table 2 The 10 most frequent ADRs responsible for hospital admissions for women and men

From: Sex differences associated with adverse drug reactions resulting in hospital admissions

Adverse drug reaction Total admissions (n) Women (n) Women (% of total female admissions) Men (n) Men (% of total male admissions)
Constipation 788 471 0.009 317 0.007
Hypo-osmolality and hyponatraemia 751 597 0.011 154 0.004
Haemorrhage, not elsewhere classified 650 365 0.007 285 0.007
Urinary tract infection, site not specified 625 422 0.008 203 0.005
Gastrointestinal haemorrhage, unspecified 606 290 0.005 316 0.007
Nausea and vomiting 575 392 0.007 183 0.004
Syncope and collapse 572 297 0.006 275 0.006
Pneumonia, unspecified 504 238 0.004 266 0.006
Drug-induced fever 492 264 0.005 228 0.005
Heart failure, unspecified 434 233 0.004 201 0.005