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Embase Basics

This guide provides basic information about using the Embase online database.

The PV Wizard enables straightforward creation of pharmacovigilance (PV) and literature monitoring queries.

Example search: find reports of adverse reactions to Vraylar in pregnant women

PV wizard options

1. Enter your desired drug name and choose which, if any, alternative names you would like to include.

2. If desired, narrow down the type of reaction you are searching for by removing terms from the pre-coded adverse drug reactions list.

3. If desired, narrow your search by removing any special situations you do not wish to include in your results from the pre-coded special situations list.

4. If desired, edit the pre-coded human limit list or limit by publication or indexing date.

5. Click "show results."

 

‚ÄčFor more information about using the PV wizard, visit the Embase PV Wizard Guide.