pharmacovigilance(redirected from Pharmacovigila)
The study of drug-related adverse effects carried out by pharmaceutical industries to suggest warnings or recommendations for product withdrawal.
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pharmacovigilance(1) A state of heightened awareness, monitoring and reporting of potentially adverse pharmacologic events.
(2) The branch of pharmacology focused on detecting, assessing, understanding and preventing long- and short-term adverse effects of medicines.
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pharmacovigilance(făr″mă-kō-vĭj′ĭ-lĭns) [″ + ″]
The analysis, detection, and prevention of adverse effects caused by medications.
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