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Good Pharmacovigilance Practices and Pharmacoepidemiologic Assessment Guidance for Industry March 2005

Final
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Office of Medical Products and Tobacco, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Office of Medical Products and Tobacco, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

This document provides guidance to industry on good pharmacovigilance practices and pharmacoepidemiologic assessment of observational data regarding drugs, including biological drug products (excluding blood and blood components). Specifically, this document provides guidance on (1) safety signal identification, (2) pharmacoepidemiologic assessment and safety signal interpretation, and (3) pharmacovigilance plan development.


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