The history of pharmacovigilance

Therapie. 2016 Apr;71(2):129-34. doi: 10.1016/j.therap.2015.12.007. Epub 2016 Feb 16.
[Article in English, French]


This article reviews the main historical events before the 21st century and explained their consequences in the current pharmacovigilance legislation.

Keywords: History; Pharmacovigilance.

Publication types

  • Historical Article
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions / history*
  • History, 19th Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Humans
  • Legislation, Drug*
  • Pharmacovigilance*