The universal health challenge of highlighting drug safety by protecting the public confidence has become progressively more intricate. Drug discovery companies are forced to employ dedicated staff to take the responsibility for pharmacovigilance.
“To mull over the type of medication that is safe and best, it must overshadow the risk factors associated by its benefits”. “Pharmacovigilance” the term has now got the catch of many medical graduates & doctors. Drug Safety or Pharmacovigilance precisely deals with vigilance of new marketed drugs by carefully identifying any hazards associated with […]
Pharmacovigilance Careers : Pharmacovigilance is the branch of science concerning to the discovery, estimation, understanding and avoidance of adverse effects, mainly long and short term side effects of medicines. In general, it deals with compiling, monitoring, investigating, estimating and analyzing data from healthcare service providers and patients on the adverse effects of biological, allopathic medications, herbals and alternative medicines.
The purpose of research is the eagerness to question a problem or a situation & find solutions to the question. The other aspect of research is to publicise the work of a committee so that others can learn from what had been done to achieve the required results. According to the Brunei Times, Brunei needs […]
Define Pharmacovigilance? Scope of Pharmacovigilance in Nigeria :- Pharmacovigilance can be defined as the science and procedures pertaining to the finding, estimation, understanding and prevention of adverse side effects or any other drug-related effect. It is a methodical way of persistent monitoring for unwanted side effects and other safety-related issues of drugs that are already […]
The Indian Pharmaceutical industry is growing at a rate of 12-14% per annum. Now, India is emerging as a destination for Drug Discovery and Development and is a Global Hub for Clinical Trials. Rapid growth in pharmaceutical entities and clinical trials has thrown up challenges of monitoring Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) over the global population. […]
A number of people aspire to work in the area of pharmacovigilance, but do you really know what pharmacovigilance is all about, what it takes to be a good pharmacovigilance professional and what it takes to get into this sector? Well pharmacovigilance (abbreviated PV or PhV) is the pharmacological science relating to the detection, assessment, […]
Pharmacovigilance is defined as “science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects or any other possible drug-related problems”. While considering the incidence of Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) in India, the general range was anywhere between 10-20% and in fewer cases even it has moved to 70% and above. Also […]
So which is the best clinical research course or training that you should join? I am sure that is the question that has bought you here. Before we talk about that let us assess what is an ideal or the best clinical research course should be like: Firstly, an ideal or ‘best’ clinical research course […]
All of us have fallen sick at some point in our lives and all of us have taken medicines to get ourselves cured! When we pop in those pills purchased over the counter we consume them assuming that they are safe. Why do we assume so? and who checks whether the drug is actually safe […]