Pharmacovigilance: Present Scenario and Future Goals

Published on:January 2019
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2019; 12(1):02-09
Review Article | doi:10.5530/ijopp.12.1.2

Pharmacovigilance: Present Scenario and Future Goals

Authors and affiliation (s):

AK Mohiuddin

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh, Green Road, Dhaka, BANGLADESH.


Pharmacovigilance is the science and activities associated with gathering, recognition, appraisal, checking and counteractive action of untoward impacts with pharmaceutical items. Pharmacovigilance essentially sheets safety of medicine. Pharmacists have key roles in wellbeing frameworks to keep up the reasonable and safe utilization of medicine for they are medicate specialists who are unequivocally prepared in this field. The perspective of drug store understudies on pharmacovigilance and ADR revealing has additionally been examined with an intend to center the need to improve content identified with ADR announcing and pharmacovigilance in undergrad drug store educational programs. Globally, despite the fact that the job of pharmacists inside national pharmacovigilance frameworks contrasts, it is exceptionally all around perceived. Reconciliation of ADR announcing ideas in instruction educational modules, preparing of pharmacists and deliberate commitment of pharmacists in ADR revealing is imperative in accomplishing the safety objectives and preservation of general wellbeing. Likewise, these learning holes can be placated through nonstop expert improvement projects and fortifying hypothetical and reasonable information in undergrad drug store educational programs. Without adequately distinguishing and acknowledging preparing requirements of pharmacists and other human services experts, the capability of national pharmacovigilance frameworks is probably not going to enhance which may trade off patient’s safety.

Key words: Prevention, Monitoring, Pharmacists, ADR, Safety, Medicine.


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