drugs-prices-jpgNEW DELHI: Now, consumers can call to directly report adverse reactions or their bad experiences from any medicine. The health ministry has launched a toll-free number where people can call and report the side-effects and problems faced by them along with details of the medicine, suspected to have caused the adverse reaction.

The information received would be then screened and assessed by the Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Centers by using international parameters set by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a senior official said. Thereafter, the analyzed information would be forwarded to the national coordinating centre, which maintains a database for adverse drug reactions (ADRs).

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