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How Many Adverse Event Reports Are Submitted to the FDA? Whatever the Answer, It's at an All-Time High!

From Pharma Marketing Blog
March 20, 2017 - 1:53pm
I've been tracking the number of adverse event reports (AERs) submitted to the FDA over the years based on data supplied by the FDA here. The latest update of that data was made in November 2015 showing the number of AERs FDA received in the first quarter (Q1) of 2015.If you assume that the submission rate seen in Q1 of 2015 remained constant throughout the year, you get the following trend chart based on FDA's summary data table: Click on image for enlarged view.According this analysis, about 2.25 million AERs were submitted by healthcare professionals (HCPs) and consumers in 2015. An analysis by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and MedPage Today, however, yields drastically different numbers.Read more ยป


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