The Department of Pharmacology

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring service to the hospital is being provided for drugs such as phenytoin, phenobarbitone, carbamazepine, cyclosporine, tacrolimus and sodium valproate. On an average 1000-1500 TDM assays is being performed using HPLC and LCMS-MS. Urinary VMA assays are also carried out.

Adverse drug reaction monitoring

JIPMER has a separate unit for monitoring and analyzing ADRs since November 2004. The center has actively contributed to the national database of ADRs. Presently, under the PvPI, JIPMER has Adverse Drug Reaction monitoring center with a technical associate and was inaugurated in November 2010.