FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) - Reporting of Side Effects”
What is a side effect?
A side effect is any unwanted medical occurrence in a patient who has been given a pharmaceutical product that may or may not have been caused by treatment with the product.
This can be any unfavourable and unintended sign, symptom, or disease associated with the use of the product.Why should you report side effects to Ferozsons?
Although medicinal products are tested extensively in clinical trials before they are authorised, not everything is known about their side effects or drug related safety until they have been used by many people over time.
By reporting side effects for Ferozsons product, you are giving us important feedback which ultimately will help us take appropriate actions and to provide better instructions for how to use our products.
Your information will also enable Ferozsons to fulfill its reporting responsibilities to health authorities, who will also analyse the data.What should I do if I think I may have experienced a side effect?
If you are concerned that you have had a suspected side effect to a medicine, you may need to contact your healthcare professional who can advise on any treatment that may be needed. They can also report the issue to the Ferozsons.
Anyone can report issues relating to the safety of medicines to the Ferozsons. This includes patients, care takers, other members of the public and healthcare professionals.
How do I report an adverse reaction?
You can report a suspected side effect in a number of ways:
- To your doctor, pharmacist or nurse who can then notify the Ferozsons.
- By using our online form.
- By downloading a copy of our adverse reaction report form (Word version). You can e-mail completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
- By calling us on +92 042 36026700 Ext. 710
When do I need to report a side effect?
You need to report safety information immediately or within 24 hours of becoming aware of event.