Active Management and Capturing Of Adverse Drug Events And Drug Information Services

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INTRODUCTION Adverse Drug Event is defined as any event that occurs during treatment, and is not necessarily caused by the drug itself. Adverse Drug Reaction is defined as a response to a drug that is noxious and unintended and occurs at doses normally used for the prophylaxis, diagnosis or therapy of disease, or for modification of physiological function. The Drug Information Centre (DIC) is a service offered through Pharmacy department which provides advice and act as a referral service by directing the best available resource to respond to query or concern.” The DIC caters the need of Health care professionals.