, Volume 32, Issue 10, pp 875-993
Date: 30 Dec 2012

International Society of Pharmacovigilance

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1. A Qualitative Study Evaluating Perception of the Community Pharmacist Towards ADR Reporting in Northern Malaysia

R.M. Alkalmi, M.A. Hassali, M.I. Ibrahim and A.A. Shafie

Discipline of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pinang, Malaysia

Introduction: Most pharmacovigilance systems around the world adopted spontaneous reporting system as main method for collecting data about adverse drug reactions. In Malaysia currently reporting of adverse drug reactions is mandatory for drug registration holders and voluntary for health care professionals. As one of the important of health care professionals, community pharmacists play a major role in patient medication safety. Based on the data available from Malaysia national pharmacovigilance center, the involvement of community pharmacists in adverse drug reactions reporting remains low.

Aim: To ascertain the perceptions of the practicing community pharmacists towards Adverse drug Reacti ...