Review on Pharmacovigilance Practice for Safety of Medication System in Bangladesh

Authors

  • Nusrat Jahan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Shahbagh, Dhaka -1000
  • Md Akter Hossain Directorate General of Drug Administration, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212
  • Md Aslam Hossain Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Shahbagh, Dhaka -1000
  • Md Shah Amran Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Shahbagh, Dhaka -1000

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bpj.v20i1.32100

Keywords:

Pharmacovigilance, ADR, ADRM cell, ADRAC, paracetamol tragedy, diethylene glycol, substandard vitamin A, case report

Abstract

Pharmacovigilance is a system that provides safety to the patients in case of medication. It mainly deals with adverse drug reactions. With the outbreak of new diseases new medicines are developing worldwide. So to ensure the safety of drug, pharmacovigilance is very necessary. National pharmacovigilance center of a country coordinates the overall activity of pharmacovigilance in collaboration with international regulatory authorities like WHO, the Uppsala Monitoring Centre etc. Integration of pharmacovigilance system in public health has positive impact on improvement of health care system. In Bangladesh Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) is playing an active role to ensure the safety of medication system.

Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal 20(1): 105-114, 2017

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Nusrat Jahan, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Shahbagh, Dhaka -1000



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Published

2017-04-05

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Jahan, N., Hossain, M. A., Hossain, M. A., & Amran, M. S. (2017). Review on Pharmacovigilance Practice for Safety of Medication System in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal, 20(1), 105–114. https://doi.org/10.3329/bpj.v20i1.32100

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