Toxicity« Back to Glossary Index
Toxicity refers to the extent to which something is poisonous or harmful. For therapies, toxicity is an adverse effect of a drug used therapeutically or diagnostically.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Guidance for Industry, Investigators, and Reviewers Exploratory IND Studies
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Single Dose Acute Toxicity Testing for Pharmaceuticals