Pharmacovigilance encompasses activities related to the detection, evaluation, understanding and prevention of adverse events or other drug-related problems (WHO 2012).

What is an adverse event?

It is any undesirable medical occurrence that occurs during treatment with a drug but does not necessarily have a causal relationship to the drug.

As part of the safety and efficacy monitoring program for drugs we produce and market, the principle of Pharmacovigilance is to investigate reports received on suspected adverse events.

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