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The study of drug-related adverse effects carried out by pharmaceutical industries to suggest warnings or recommendations for product withdrawal.


(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.


(făr″mă-kō-vĭj′ĭ-lĭns) [″ + ″]
The analysis, detection, and prevention of adverse effects caused by medications.


n the monitoring of adverse effects of drugs and herbal remedies as they are used in the population. Also called
postmarketing surveillance.
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Vigilare International is a provider of integrated, end-to-end pharmacovigilance and drug safety solutions for the biopharmaceutical and biotech industry.
Registration holders of medicines will submit data of adverse drugs reactions from their products to National Pharmacovigilance centre.
The focus is on identifying the risks emerging from the use of pharmaceutical products"circulating in the market after post licensure period" and setting up a pharmacovigilance system at the site of importers and manufacturers to mitigate such risks.
181 ADR forms were received by our pharmacovigilance center from various clinical departments.
al-Sa'eedi launched the accompanying exhibition that included a number of educational posters on Pharmacovigilance.
Majority of the students had correct understanding regarding Pharmacovigilance and its role in identifying the safety of drugs; 89.
5% in the global pharmacovigilance market by phase of drug development by 2020 end in terms of value.
5] Hence although their role in pharmacovigilance may vary from country to country, their professional responsibility is the same.
Growing pressure on the pharmaceutical industry to detect early signals of drug disasters and interactions, rising concerns regarding public safety issues and stringent regulatory inspections have fueled the growth of the global pharmacovigilance market.
Pharmacovigilance, or safety of drugs, is the main method to determine or identify the risks associated with the use of the drug and to minimize any harm that may be caused to the patient.
This includes (i) product registration (including assessment of clinical trials/bioequivalence studies); (ii) pricing; (iii) accreditation of pharmaceutical manufacturers; (iv) promoting Rational Drug Use (RDU); and (v) post marketing surveillance which encompasses pharmacovigilance, investigation of reports of quality defects, including QC (program of sampling & analysis) and inspection.
Le ministre de la Sante, El Houssaine Louardi a appele, lundi a Rabat, a une [beaucoup moins que]synergie entre tous les pays arabes dans le domaine de la pharmacovigilance qui permettra la mise en place d'une politique arabe unifiee et l'adoption d'une approche participative afin d'assurer la formation et la dissemination des nouveautes[beaucoup plus grand que] dans ce domaine specialise.

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