pharmacoepidemiology

phar·ma·co·ep·i·dem·i·ol·o·gy

(far'mă-kō-ep'i-dē'mē-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of the distribution and determinants of drug-related events in populations, and the application of this study to efficacious drug treatment.

phar·ma·co·ep·i·dem·i·ol·o·gy

(fahr'mă-kō-ep'i-dē'mē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The application of epidemiologic knowledge, methods, and reasoning to the study of the effects and uses of pharmacologic treatments in a defined time, space, and population.
See also: epidemiology, pharmacology

pharmacoepidemiology

(făr′mă-kō-ĕ-pĭ-dĕm-ē-ŏl″ō-jē)
The application of the science of epidemiology to the study of the effects of drugs, desired and undesired, and uses of drugs in human populations.

pharmacoepidemiology

the study of the utilization and effects of drugs in large numbers of patients.
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van Staa, also of the department of pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacotherapy, University of Utrecht (the Netherlands).
Solomon, director of health services research in the division of pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety , pulled data from the weeklong online medication diary entries of more than 1,300 people to learn just how many went over the limit.
Healthcare company Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies onTuesday updated and published the positive findings from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Mini-Sentinel pilot project assessment of XARELTO (rivaroxaban) under the phase III ROCKET AF clinical trials in Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety.
Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) Mini-Sentinel assessment, confirming the positive safety and efficacy profile of XARELTO (rivaroxaban) established in the phase III ROCKET AF clinical trials, were published in Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety.
Study author Elisabetta Patorno from BWH Division of Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics said the results suggest that the increased risk of oral clefts is most pronounced in women taking higher doses of Topiramate to treat epilepsy.