Contraindicatory vs. Contraindication
Contraindicatory and Contraindication Definitions
Serving as a contraindication.
A factor that renders the administration of a drug or the carrying out of a medical procedure inadvisable
A previous allergic reaction to penicillin is a contraindication to the future use of that drug.
(medicine) A factor or symptom which makes a certain treatment inadvisable, generally or individually.
An indication or symptom which forbids the method of treatment usual in such cases.
(medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment