Practical guide for thalidomide dispensing by Belgian community pharmacists.
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: LEUCKXL, Simone (APB, Scientific Department, Brussels, Belgium)
Although rigorous clinical studies are conducted on drugs before they become available to the patient, some side effects are often only detected after marketing.Thalidomide, an immunomodulatory drug that had been used since the late '50, is one of the mostly cited examples of adverse drug reactions detected after marketing (more than 10.000 cases.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.