Acta Scientific Pharmacology

Research Article Volume 2 Issue 9

The Need for Intensified Pharmacovigilance in the Pharmacology of Contraception

Kurt Kraetschmer*

Department of Reproductive Medicine, Austrian American Medical Research Institute, Austria

*Corresponding Author: Kurt Kraetschmer, Department of Reproductive Medicine, Austrian American Medical Research Institute, Austria.

Received: July 19, 2021; Published: August 24, 2021

Abstract

  The research article aims at determining as to whether or not pharmacovigilance accomplishes its objective to reveal adverse events and other unresolved problems in the pharmacology of contraception. To make this determination a critical method is applied which analyses publications of high impact research, information material emanating from the most influential health agencies, and documents disseminated by market-leading pharmaceutical companies. An analysis of the findings by pharmacovigilance in various areas pertaining to contraception shows that numerous unresolved problem still await a solution. Consequently, the article argues that pharmacovigilance has to intensify its efforts to bring to light adverse events that pose a threat to the health of women using contraceptive products.

  For the intensification of pharmacovigilance, it is suggested that efforts be increased in three areas: research, marketing, and clinical practice. For researchers investigations in pharmacovigilance should be made as attractive as research topics suggested by pharmaceutical companies which promise financial remunerations for promoting their products in research publications. Manufacturers should pay heightened attention to post-marketing experiences and peruse them for the amelioration of their products. In the clinical practice grievance mechanisms should be implemented which allow instant and effective reports about adverse events or harm experienced.

Keywords: Pharmacovigilance; Pharmacology; Vaccine

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Citation

Citation: Kurt Kraetschmer. “The Need for Intensified Pharmacovigilance in the Pharmacology of Contraception".Acta Scientific Pharmacology 2.9 (2021): 11-19.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2020 Kurt Kraetschmer. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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