What is pharmacovigilance?

  • It is an instrument for knowledge about the safe and rational use of medicines.
  • It is above all a social commitment both by drug manufacturers, as well as by health professionals and health authorities.
  • It is considered as a public health activity, aimed at the detection, identification, quantification, evaluation, and prevention of possible risks derived from the use of drugs in humans.
  • It is an activity of shared responsibility among all agents related to medicine: institutions and agencies of the National Health System, health professionals, clinical research centers, drug manufacturers and distributors.

Official Definition (NOM-220-SSA1-2016)

To activities related to the detection, evaluation, understanding and prevention of adverse events, suspected adverse reactions, adverse reactions, events supposedly attributable to vaccination or immunization, or any other safety problem related to the use of the medications and vaccines.

Nucitec Commitment

Nucitec S.A. de C.V. is an ethical company and we are committed to providing wellness to the patients who consume our products. That is why we have a Pharmacovigilance unit that monitors the behavior of our marketed drugs, in accordance with current Health Regulations.

What is a suspected adverse reaction?

It is any unwanted clinical or laboratory manifestation that occurs after the administration of one or more medications.

What is an adverse drug reaction?

It is the unwanted response to a drug in which the causal relationship with it is, at least, reasonably attributable.