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Suspected adverse events, 2012
  1. G. Davis,
  2. A. Rooney,
  3. S. Cooles and
  4. G. Evans
  1. Suspected Adverse Reaction Surveillance Scheme, Veterinary Medicines Directorate, Woodham Lane, New Haw, Surrey KT15 3LS


  • Increase in serious adverse events

  • Increase in reports involving products marketed under the Small Animal Exemption Scheme

  • Decrease in injection site reactions

These are some of the results from the surveillance work carried out by the pharmacovigilance unit at the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD), as discussed by Giles Davis and colleagues

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