When a manufacturer stamps a medication bottle with an expiration date, this date reflects the period of time the drug is known by the manufacturer to be stable. The stability refers to the length of time the drug should retain its quality, potency, and purity when stored in recommended conditions and in its original packaging. To understand more about how Health Canada works with drug manufacturers to regulate the expiration dates of medications in Canada, and shed some light on some new thinking on the accuracy of these dates, let’s examine the issue more closely. Drug Expiration as Governed Under.. READ MORE »
Pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) are two core concepts of pharmacology and they are especially important for drug safety and pharmacovigilance. These concepts tell researchers a lot about how drugs move in and interact with the human body, which in turn helps scientists, doctors, and pharmacists know how drugs can be used safely by patients. Below we will compare PK and PD and take a look at why they are both so important for creating safe and effective pharmaceuticals. Both PK and PD Are Equally Important for Pharmacovigilance Certificate Students to Know Both PK and PD are considered to be.. READ MORE »
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The post-release period in a drug’s development—properly known as the “postmarketing surveillance” period, is one of immense importance. Additional testing and data gathering are conducted to detail the real effects that a drug has on the wide population using the product, with the findings then used to refine messaging about potential safety issues, and potentially whether the drug can continue to be sold. In Canada, postmarketing surveillance is managed by the Marketed Health Products Directorate (MHPD), which oversees and conducts a number of important functions required to be performed after a drug’s release. Want to learn a bit more about.. READ MORE »
Are you considering enrolling in pharmaceutical courses? If so, the future looks promising. The pharmaceutical industry in Canada and around the world is growing, opening up many opportunities for new graduates to start their careers. Taking courses at a top pharmaceutical school makes all the difference. AAPS is known for producing well-rounded, qualified, and capable students. As a result, our graduates, whether they study online or onsite, have the highest employment rate in the entire industry. If you’re trying to decide whether to enroll in online or onsite classes, read on to learn more about how to choose the best.. READ MORE »