Drug Safety and Effectiveness

Pharmacovigilance research is imperative in informing better pharmaceutical practice, policy and treatment related to drug safety and effectiveness. The ODPRN has conducted multiple studies evaluating the real-world comparative effectiveness of drug therapies, drug-drug interactions, and potential adverse events associated with numerous drugs.

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Latest Trends in Opioid-Related Deaths in Ontario: Exploring differences among men and women

Recent trends in opioid prescribing and related adverse events have suggested that there may be important differences in these patterns between men and women. For these reasons, and given stakeholder feedback received following the publication of our April 2017 report on trends in opioid-related deaths across Ontario, we have generated a supplemental report outlining some of the trends and characteristics of opioid-related deaths, stratified by sex.

Report Supplement Infographic Press Release


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