Pharmacovigilance Committee

PHARMACOVIGILANCE

The Pharmacovigilance cell was established in the year 2010 under the guidance of Dr.S.Manickavasagam, Professor and HOD, an academician with more than 3 decades of experience in the field of Pharmacology. Since then, the cell has been actively functioning, with the coordination from various clinical departments. The adverse drug reactions reported are collected, assessed for causality and is reported to the Regional Pharmacovigilance Center (JIPMER, Puducherry). Upto 50 Adverse drug reactions have been reported so far. The reporting fraternity are sensitized by frequent orientation programmes, which are conducted to promote spontaneous reporting, and to create awareness about the importance of reporting Adverse Drug Reactions.

Aim and Objectives

  • To detect and document drug reaction among outpatient and hospitalized patients.

  • To find out the pattern of drug reaction for commonly prescribing drugs.
  • To undertake research works related to Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR).

  • To sensitize the  Practitioners and other health care personnel including nurses
  • To inform concerned authorities.
  • To detect and document drug reaction among outpatient and hospitalized patients.

  • To share the information locally and globally.