Pharmacovigilance (PV) department plays an important and critical role in the drug development progress. According to WHO, PV, also known as drug safety, is the pharmacological science relating to the collection, detection, assessment, monitoring, and prevention of adverse effects with pharmaceutical products. The safety of pharmaceutical product may not be well defined. When drugs are used in combination, its’ post effects are generally unknown and safety concerned in different groups can be different as in young children, elderly patients and pregnant women.
"Awareness of Pharmacovigilance,"
Manipal Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences: Vol. 2
, Article 1.
Available at: https://impressions.manipal.edu/mjps/vol2/iss2/1