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pharmacovigilance

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  • n. The detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects of medicines

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  • The FDA describes the term pharmacovigilance to mean "all scientific and data gathering activities relating to the detection, assessment, and understanding of adverse events."

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  • Tshabalala-Msimang said various sections had also been added to the book, and included "pharmacovigilance" - the detection and reporting of adverse drug reactions.

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  • This means, in fact, that the pharmacovigilance, that is the supervision of the medicinal results in their usual conditions of use, has not been favourable to it.

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  • The health ministry under the government of India was considering the proposal to set up drug side-effects monitoring centres - or so-called pharmacovigilance centres - in all medical colleges across the country.

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  • Instead of using the CSW as an opportunity to find solutions to these problems, Minister Tshabalala-Msimang has instead used every opportunity she has had to resurrect her now thoroughly discredited positions on treatment toxicity, "pharmacovigilance" and "alternative remedies".

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  • They have looked to us for full service, multi-national program project services in phases III, IIIb and IV, for selective functional services such as pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology, or for volume-based services through functional service provider contracts over multiple years in the areas of biometrics, state D [ph] medical writings.

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  • Linda McAvan MEPLabour European spokesperson on health and rapporteur on pharmacovigilance

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  • It will post new ones quarterly, for a total of about 100 a year, said Robert M. Boucher, a physician in the agency's pharmacovigilance division.

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  • But in addition this view sees article 102 of the Code, which requires national regulators to maintain a pharmacovigilance system to ensure good regulatory decisions having regard to adverse reactions under normal conditions of use, as colouring what information a qualified person must provide.

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  • Secondly, I don't read article 102 as cutting down or limiting what the qualified person must report; it simply explains in very general terms what the purpose of pharmacovigilance is as far as regulators are concerned.

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  • Pharmacovigilance is the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects or any other medicine-related problem. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) coordinates the European Union (EU) pharmacovigilance system and operates services and processes to support pharmacovigilance in the EU.
    European Medicines Agency Pharmacovigilance

    April 26, 2017