Exposure to anti-malarial drugs and monitoring of adverse drug reactions using toll-free mobile phone calls in private retail sector in Sagamu, Nigeria: implications for pharmacovigilance

@inproceedings{Adedeji2011ExposureTA,
  title={Exposure to anti-malarial drugs and monitoring of adverse drug reactions using toll-free mobile phone calls in private retail sector in Sagamu, Nigeria: implications for pharmacovigilance},
  author={Ahmed Adebowale Adedeji and Bilqees Sanusi and Azeez Tella and Motunrayo Akinsanya and Olubusola Ojo and Mufliat O Akinwunmi and Olubukola A Tikare and Isiaka Ajani Ogunwande and Omobola A. Ogundahunsi and Olajide O Ayilara and Taofeeqah T Ademola and Fatai Adewale Fehintola and Olumide A. T. Ogundahunsi},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2011}
}
Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) contribute to ill-health or life-threatening outcomes of therapy during management of infectious diseases. The exposure to anti-malarial and use of mobile phone technology to report ADRs following drug exposures were investigated in Sagamu - a peri-urban community in Southwest Nigeria. Purchase of medicines was actively monitored for 28 days in three Community Pharmacies (CP) and four Patent and Proprietary Medicine Stores (PPMS) in the community. Information on… CONTINUE READING

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