Using primary care prescribing databases for pharmacovigilance

Isa Naina Mohamed, Peter J Helms, Colin R Simpson, Robert M Milne, James S McLay

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In the UK, adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are responsible for over 6.5% of all hospital admissions, representing a significant morbidity and cost burden to the health service. We aimed to develop an ADR monitoring system capable of identifying the reasons for patient discontinuation of drug therapy within 6 months of the index prescription.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-9
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Volume71
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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