Textbook of Pharmacovigilance

by SK Gupta

The book titled “Textbook of PHARMACOVIGILANCE” gives a comprehensive view on various aspects of Pharmacovigilance such as the need of ADR reporting methods of Pharmacovigilance, data mining, postmarketing surveillance and regulations in various countries, etc. Not only modern medicines have a capability to control and manage the diseases, but also associated with adverse reactions (ADRs). Classification, mechanism and interaction of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are explained in detail. The book has 16 chapters. This book is aimed to compile all the theoretical and practical aspects of pharmacovigilance in an effective manner. Initial chapter in this book elaborates on basic definitions related to pharmacovigilance. Moving on to further chapters it discusses on historical perspectives, need and objectives, current methods involved in pharmacovigilance. The setting up of Pharmacovigilance center in various countries such as United Kingdom, France, Brazil, India, China, Japan, Australia, Canada and United States of America is also discussed in detail here. It also provides latest updates on key issues like pharmacogenetics and herbal drug monitoring.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Gupta SK Institute of Clinical Research (India), New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789350252062
Speciality Pharmacology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11442
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 440
Book Type Textbook


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