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 

• Extra-EU citizens: contact your local health personnel or check your Health Authority website.