TCS is urgently hiring for Pharmacovigilance Associates and Clinical Researchers
Experience: 0 to 2 Years (Freshers can also apply)
Eligibility: B Pharma, M Pharma, Pharm D, UG/PG in Life Sciences
Location: Kolkata / Chennai / Bangalore / Mumbai / Delhi
Salary: 3 to 5.5 LPA
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Some of the most commonly asked interview Questions.
1.’What is Pharmacovigilance?
Pharmacovigilance is the science of collecting, monitoring, researching, assessing and evaluating information from healthcare providers and patients on the adverse effects of medications, biological products, herbalism and traditional medicines.
2. What is the minimum criterion required for a valid case according to WHO?
a. An identifiable reporter
b. An identifiable patient
c. A suspect product
d. An adverse drug event
3. What is an Adverse Drug Event (ADE)?
Any untoward medical occurrence in a patient or clinical investigation subject
administered a pharmaceutical product and which does not necessarily have to
have a causal relationship with this treatment.
4. When do you consider an event to be serious?
If an event is associated with any one of the following, it is considered to be
b. Life threatening
c. Hospitalization or prolongation of hospitalization.
d. Congenital anomaly
f. Medically significant
5. Name the regulatory bodies in USA, UK, Japan and India?
USA: United States Food and drug administration (USFDA).
UK: European Medicines Agency (EMEA).
Japan: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW).
India: Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO)