n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Adverse drug reactions - an update : clinical pharmacology
|Article Title||Adverse drug reactions - an update : clinical pharmacology|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Feb 2009|
|Pages||80 - 83|
Over the last few years, a series of recalls of high-profile prescription medicines has aroused serious concerns regarding the safety of medicines. Clinical trials and regulatory oversight, as practised currently, often fail to uncover important adverse effects for widely marketed products. Journals have published numerous articles and editorials relating to drug safety and regulation, with recommendations to overhaul drug safety monitoring, improve vigilance, ensure greater protection of the public and restore trust.
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