What is Pharmacovigilance?
Pharmacovigilance is a set of activities that have the goal to detect and assess the adverse reactions produced by a medicinal product and more generally to constantly monitor all the aspects that concern its safety.
What is an adverse drug reaction?
It is a noxious and unintended response to a medicinal product and may result from an authorized or unauthorized use (e.g., overdose, misuse, abuse, medication error, off-label) of the medicinal product or from occupational exposure.
How to report an adverse reaction to a drug?
You can report an adverse reaction to a medicinal product:
• Reporting it to your doctor or pharmacist
• EU citizens: following the instructions on the web site https://www.adrreports.eu/en/index.html
• Extra-EU citizens: contact your local health personnel or check your Health Authority website.