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Are Drug-Drug Interactions Today’s Biggest Health Threat?

Posted on October 16th, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

The use of prescription medicines is sharply on the rise. Over the past decade, the number of adults taking over-the-counter medicines has sunk, while the number of prescription drug users has increased by more than 30 percent. Continue reading “Are Drug-Drug Interactions Today’s Biggest Health Threat?” »

The Delicate Balance of Drug Risks vs. Benefits

Posted on October 16th, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

For many people, taking medication is a regular part of their daily routine, and these medicines are relied upon to treat disease and improve health.  The benefits of medicines are the helpful effects you get when you use them, such as the lowering blood pressure, curing infection, or relieving pain. Continue reading “The Delicate Balance of Drug Risks vs. Benefits” »

Big Data and Proactive Pharmacovigilance

Posted on September 20th, 2017 by in Pharmacovigilance

Traditionally thought of as a post-market process, pharmacovigilance is how pharmaceutical companies monitor and address any safety issues that arise once a drug becomes available commercially. However, some companies are now thinking ahead about these potential safety concerns with what is known as “proactive PV”. Continue reading “Big Data and Proactive Pharmacovigilance” »

Top questions on the minds of QPPV

Posted on December 21st, 2016 by in Pharmacovigilance

The 2016 Pharmacovigilance Days (PHV Day 2016) kicked off in early April 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Afterwards, the tour continued to Amsterdam, London, Copenhagen, Rome and Paris in October and November. With the objective of bringing together safety experts from the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry Continue reading “Top questions on the minds of QPPV” »

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