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Pharmacovigilance – A Need for Best Patient Care in Pakistan. A review

@inproceedings{Mahmood2011PharmacovigilanceA,
  title={Pharmacovigilance – A Need for Best Patient Care in Pakistan. A review},
  author={Khawaja Tahir Mahmood and Fatima Amin and Minaa Tahir and Ikram ul Haq},
  year={2011}
}
The drug is unique commodity as being life saving and improves quality of life when used rationally, but it becomes life threatening when used irrationally/ inappropriately. Efficacy, safety and quality of the drugs are three most important characteristics in any registration criteria anywhere on the globe. However, pre registration research/studies on theses aspects can not be extrapolated to effectiveness of drugs under real user conditions. Drug related morbidity and mortality (DRMM… Expand
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