Adverse event reports increasing

The TGA has released the 2013 statistics on adverse event reporting in Australia, revealing that sponsors are the single largest group reporting adverse events to the regulating body.

The statistics, published on the TGA website, showed that approximately 55% of the 17,500 adverse event reports received in 2013 were from sponsors, with the number of reports more than doubling since 2009.

The statistics also revealed that 10% of adverse event reports came from hospital pharmacists, 4% from