A review of pharmacovigilance

  • Garima Dhingra Jaipur National University, Jaipur-302017, India
  • Sonia Tanwar Jaipur National University, Jaipur-302017, India
  • Devender Sharma Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India
  • Shweta Parihar Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak
Keywords: adverse event case management, risk management, aggregate reporting, ethical approach, case causality assessment


Introduction: Pharmacovigilance involves more than spontaneous reporting, and is more than just evaluating marketed medications. It has grown from a minor component of drug control to a major activity and expanded its scope to encompass the assistance for patient safety during clinical trials by ensuring adequate informed consent and institutional review boards (ethical committees); development of a safety profile for proper use of a new molecular entity and appropriate communication of that information to a range of relevant stakeholders; selection of the first safe dose for use in humans based on pharmacologic data obtained in animal studies; development of a safety profile. This study implicates the growth of pharmacovigilance in assessing the safety of drugs.

Methods: The subsequent information was obtained by reviewing the data from earlier published material. The obtained information was evaluated, compiled, deconstructed, reassembled, interpreted, and conclusions were reached.

Results: The supply of data necessary for assessing the advantages and dangers of medicines is, first and foremost, a scientific task. Good pharmacovigilance practice must be created to guarantee that data is gathered and used correctly for the intended purpose.

Conclusion: Pharmacovigilance has grown into an essential part of drug control. Signal management protocols ensure that surveillance operations monitor the produced product through collaborative actions with manufacturing specialists, analyze benefit-risk management and inspection readiness maintenance as a corporate culture process.

Author Biographies

Garima Dhingra, Jaipur National University, Jaipur-302017, India

Research Scholar, Department of Pharmacology

Sonia Tanwar, Jaipur National University, Jaipur-302017, India

Research Scholar, Department of Pharmacology

Devender Sharma, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India

Research Scholar

Shweta Parihar, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak

Research scholar, Department of pharmaceutical science


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How to Cite
Dhingra G, Tanwar S, Sharma D, Parihar S. A review of pharmacovigilance. jpadr [Internet]. 2022Mar.1 [cited 2022May25];3(1):7-11. Available from: https://jpadr.com/index.php/jpadr/article/view/54