Pharmacovigilance aims to guarantee the safe use of medicines. It is based on the reporting of adverse effects by health professionals, industry and the public. Pharmacovigilance is the monitoring of drugs and the prevention of the risk of adverse effects resulting from their use, whether this risk is potential or proven. It relies on the spontaneous reporting of adverse events by health professionals and patients, the collection of adverse effects for the detection of signals the establishment of preventive measures. Many studies have highlighted the importance of harm related to Adverse Drug Events especially in children. In connection with this, we carried out a study of the undesirable effects of medicines at the Children’s Hospital of Rabat. This study was authorized by the Ministry of Health and lasted 6 months during which were recollected several cases including 10 cases presented in this article.
Key words: Newborns, Children, Adverse drug reactions, Pharmacovigilance, Prospective study.