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How India tackles adverse drug reactions — by ignoring data

With 10 percent of 3.63 trillion medicines popped worldwide in 2015, India is the world’s third-largest medicine market. It stands to scientific reason that these drugs will have side effects.

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Dial this toll free number to report adverse drug reactions

New Delhi: Reporting an adverse drug reaction is only a dial away. The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been operating a toll free number facility under Pharmacovigilance Programme of India to report adverse drug reactions for more than a year now. Though the service was launched in October 2013, apparently, not many doctors and patients are still aware of it.

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Hyderabad to host international conference on pharmacovigilance, clinical trials

Hyderabad: OMICS Group International on Tuesday announced its plans to organize 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Trials from October 27-29 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad.

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Drive against spurious medicines being stepped up

Bangalore: Global public health organisation Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) is stepping up its drive against spurious medicines by training healthcare professionals, patients, consumer groups and stakeholders across the country.

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