- (of a symptom or condition) to give indication against the advisability of (a particular or usual remedy or treatment).
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Sound claret, with or without Seltzer-water, is not contraindicated.
In our opinion, moreover, it is contraindicated in convulsive affections.Tics and Their Treatment
All alcoholic drinks are contraindicated in these cases and must be forbidden.Psychotherapy
James J. Walsh
The use of the lancet is contraindicated, for the cut surfaces would be liable to ulceration.
It is contraindicated or should be used with caution if cerebral symptoms are present.
- (tr; usually passive) med to advise against or indicate the possible danger of (a drug, treatment, etc)
- To indicate the inadvisability of something, such as a medical treatment.