Prescription Drugs Misuses

Globally, prescription drug diversion and misuse is a growing public health issue and its impact is associated with a high risk of poor healthcare outcomes, increased hospitalization and higher death rates. Misuse of prescription drugs means taking a medication in a manner or dose other than prescribed; taking someone else’s prescription, even if for aContinue reading “Prescription Drugs Misuses”

The pharmacovigilance processes

The basic component of Pharmacovigilance processes is summarized below. Data generation; Data generation is the first stage in pharmacovigilance in which data is sourced from spontaneous reporting or mandatory reporting 1-Spontaneous reporting.  The most common form of adverse drug reaction reporting. Healthcare professionals identify and report any suspected adverse drug reaction to their national pharmacovigilanceContinue reading “The pharmacovigilance processes”