Reported paediatric adverse drug reactions in the UK 2000-2009.

  title={Reported paediatric adverse drug reactions in the UK 2000-2009.},
  author={Daniel B Hawcutt and Pramod Mainie and Andrew F. Riordan and R L Smyth and Munir Pirmohamed},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  volume={73 3},
AIMS The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) runs a national spontaneous reporting system (Yellow Card Scheme) to collect 'suspected' adverse drug reaction (ADR) data. MHRA advice is to report all suspected ADRs in paediatric (<17 years) patients. METHODS Data on all ADRs reported to the MHRA in patients <17 years from the years 2000-9 were supplied in two datasets, inclusive and exclusive of vaccines. RESULTS Of 222 755 ADR reports received by the MHRA from 2000-9… CONTINUE READING


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