TITLE

Postmarketing drug surveillance: what it would take to make it work

AUTHOR(S)
Miettinen, Olli S.
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/13/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 10, p1293
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Argues that an agency independent of pharmaceutical companies and Health Canada should be established for the surveillance, investigation and dissemination of information about adverse drug reactions. Problems with detecting adverse drug reactions; Reference to an article in this issue about the drug cisapride, which was associated with 105 deaths in the United States and Canada; What happens after data on a serious adverse event are collected.
ACCESSION #
5460228

 

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