Notification of adverse reactions in a sentinel hospital of Fortaleza – Ceará

Authors

  • GEYSA AGUIAR ROMEU
  • MELISSA ROCHA FERNANDES TÁVORA
  • ANA KÉLLEN MOTA DA COSTA
  • MARIANA OLIVEIRA BRIZENO DE SOUZA
  • ANA PAULA SOARES GONDIM

Keywords:

Farmacovigilância. Notificação. Reação Adversa a Medicamento. Hospital Sentinela.

Abstract

This article aims to describe the reports of suspected adverse drug reactions in a sentinel hospital in Fortaleza, Ceara state, and retrospective descriptive study that used as a secondary source, the notification form of suspected adverse reactions to drugs the pharmacovigilance system in 2007. There were 116 reports involving 269 drugs and 204 reactions. Only 0.9% of notifications were made spontaneously. The age group ranged from 2 to 87 years with an average of 33 (± 20.1) years. The adverse reactions mainly men (81.9%), between 15 and 29 years (42.4%). The main drugs involved were metamizol (32.8%) and cephalothin (27.6%). It was also found that the integumentary system (59.3%) and gastrointestinal system (13.2%) understood the systems most affected by adverse reactions. The most frequent reactions included urticaria (23.3%), pruritus (16.8%), skin rash, abdominal pain and allergic processes (5.9% each). Also has reported serious adverse reactions such as Steven Johnson syndrome (3.9%). It was noted the need for more investment in this area, especially in relation to awareness of the importance of spontaneous reporting to obtain data necessary for purposes of health regulations.

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Published

2019-03-11

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ROMEU GA, TÁVORA MRF, COSTA AKMD, SOUZA MOBD, GONDIM APS. Notification of adverse reactions in a sentinel hospital of Fortaleza – Ceará. Rev Bras Farm Hosp Serv Saude [Internet]. 2019Mar.11 [cited 2024Jun.15];2(1). Available from: https://rbfhss.org.br/sbrafh/article/view/91

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ARTIGOS PUBLICADOS

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