Spontaneous Reporting of Adverse Drug Reactions


Affiliations

  • Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
  • Civil Hospital Jalandhar, Department of Surgery, Punjab, India

Abstract

Drugs are used for the benefit of the patient however drugs also produce adverse drug reactions. Adverse drug reaction is an adverse drug event that results in undesirable or unexpected event that requires some changes in the clinician's care of the patient, modifying a dosage, prolonging hospitalization or administering supportive treatment. Monitoring and Reporting of adverse drug reaction should be a part of comprehensive health care provided to the patients. This letter stresses on the need for the health care professional to report and monitor the adverse drug reactions.

Keywords

Adverse Drug Reaction, Monitoring, Drug.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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