Pharmacovigilance: A need in ayurvedic medicine system

Pardeep Kumar Sharma


The core principle of the pharmaceutical trade is to establish product safety and effectiveness through clinical trials. The approval procedures govern by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and clinical trial methods, however, will give a guarantee of safety from all variety of medicine under all circumstances. Despite this truth, is a procedure pharmaceutical corporations and physicians will implement to support pharmacovigilance. Once designed the existing analysis and development practices will enhance patient safety, whereas reducing or perhaps stopping pricey safety connected withdrawals. In 1961, after detection of teratogenic disaster, the World Health Organization (WHO) started its International Drug Monitoring program. The more international demand of Ayurveda forced the regulators to implement a constant program for Ayurveda. So that some doctors, scientists, and public will report the adverse drug reactions when using Ayurvedic/herbal formulations. The WHO so convinced the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, to start the same program for Ayurveda, as a way to making sure the protection and efficaciousness of Ayurvedic medicines. Ayurveda as a proper medical system, which is recognized by Goverment of India, initiated the institutionalized coaching a century ago. Now, India has 196 undergraduate schools and 55 postgraduate centers.

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