Introduction & Duties
ADR, as the only national center in the country, receives and files reports about adverse drug reaction from medial community. ADR center has been accepted as the official member of the international drug products monitoring plan of the WHO in 1998 and since then has been collaborating with WHO and its member countries in the field of adverse drug reaction. The main purpose of examining the reports received about ADR, is to prevent and reduce the rate of death due to drug side effects. In 2006, instructions for drug complications and medicines errors was announced to the Iranian universities of medical sciences from the MoHME and all of them were obliged to send the related reports to this center. Moreover, in 2005 according to the commission for drug manufacture and import, pharmaceutical companies are required to submit their reports to the ADR center.
Providing reports on adverse drug reaction
Statistical analysis of intensity, spread and certainty of adverse drug reaction
Taking steps to prevent adverse drug reaction due to drug misuse or drug interactions in healthcare centers