Author(s): Yatish Byndoor, Tamilisetti Vidya Sagar, Anupam Das

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DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00631   

Address: Yatish Byndoor, Tamilisetti Vidya Sagar, Anupam Das
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Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 8,     Year - 2022

Objective: The Purpose of this study is to assess knowledge, attitude and awareness of pharmacovigilance among medical students in a tertiary care centre. Materials and Methods: This study was conducted at Prakash Medical college and Hospital, Islampur, Kolhapur, Maharastra. The approval for conducting this study was obtained from the Institutional Ethics Committee prior to the study. This was a cross-sectional, observational, questionnaire-based study. Total 340 participants were approached, which included medical students of MBBS, students of Nursing College, Dental College and Physiotherapy College attached to the Hospital were included in the study. Results: Though majority of MBBS students had defined the term “Pharmacovigilance”, less than half were able to define by BDS, BPT and Nursing students. These students are told about it in pharmacology but not actively discussed. This shows that there is a need to stress on pharmacovigilance during undergraduate teaching. Knowledge and attitude-based questionnaire was well answered by majority of MBBS students similar to studies. The overall awareness about pharmacovigilance and ADR reporting was low, in all medical and nursing students. Conclusion: This study concludes that the MBBS medical students’ knowledge and attitude towards pharmacovigilance was by far commendable in comparison to other medical courses. Practical based awareness regarding pharmacovigilance was very less in all stream of medical courses.

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Yatish Byndoor, Tamilisetti Vidya Sagar, Anupam Das. Knowledge, attitude and awareness of pharmacovigilance among medical students in a tertiary care centre. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(8):3759-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00631

Yatish Byndoor, Tamilisetti Vidya Sagar, Anupam Das. Knowledge, attitude and awareness of pharmacovigilance among medical students in a tertiary care centre. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(8):3759-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00631   Available on:

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