An adverse drug reaction (ADR) is a noxious unintended consequence of taking a normal dosage of a drug, usually prescribed to an individual by a medical professional, that was properly administered and which was supposed to be beneficial for the patient towards curing a disease or sickness. A sick patient, anyone ranging from a child… Continue reading What are Adverse Drug Reactions and how can they be prevented?
Any Canadian can report a side effect to a health product. Report as soon as possible after the reaction occurs, even if you are unsure if a particular health product was the cause. Reporting can be done here on Health Canada's website. Together we can make medications safer for all Canadians!
In late 2018, we were contacted by the Yukon Party, whose members were interested in learning more about adverse drug reactions (ADRs), after constituents had spoken out about the impacts of having suffered from them. We were happy to inform and and engage with elected officials and policymakers about the impact of ADRs on our… Continue reading ADR Canada Supported Motion to Improve Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Passes in Yukon Legislature