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Drugs (Adverse Reactions)

Volume 81: debated on Monday 17 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his answer of 24 May, Official Report, column 595, if he will categorise the 29 and 527 adverse reaction reports related to products containing only vitamin B6 pyridoxine, and to combination products containing pyridoxine and other ingredients, respectively, according to the year of the report and the nature of the adverse reaction.

The information requested is in the following tables. The Committee on Safety of Medicines has now received 528 reports relating to combination products containing pyridoxine. The date a report is received does not necessarily indicate the year in which the suspected adverse reaction occurred. It is very important to bear in mind that a report does not necessarily

Combination products containing pyridoxine—Reports of suspected adverse reactions received by CSM by year and type of reaction
System Organ Class1964196519661967196819691970197119721973197419751976197719781979198019811982198319841985
Application Site Disorders111
Auditory, and Vestibular11
Autonomic Nervous System3121221
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders11
Cardiovascular Disorders1
Central Nervous System1121224514632513
Endocrine Disorders1
Female Reproductive Disorders1211
Fetal disorders11156512431068441213141031981554
Gastro Intestinal Disorders31213311131
General Disorders1112124343781
Hepatic Disorders12111112
Intra-Cardiac Disorders1
Male Reproductive Disorders1
Metabolic and Nutritional11
Muscular Skeletal Disorders1
Neonatal and Childhood1
Other Special Senses1
Peripheral Vascular Disorders1112221
Psychiatric Disorders22142144224212
Red Blood Cell Disorders111
Respiratory Disorders12221
Skin and Appendages2311111231432333231
Urinary Disorders122
Visual Disorders1112111
White Blood Cell Disorders11
Products containing pyridoxine only—Reports of suspected adverse reactions received by CSM by year and type of reaction
System Organ Class196819691970197119721973197419751976197719781979198019811982198319841985
Autonomic Nervous System11
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders1
Central Nervous System112121
Female Reproductive Disorders1
Fetal Disorders11
Gastro-Intestinal Disorders111
General Disorders1
Psychiatric Disorders311
Skin and Appendages212
Visual Disorders1