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Association of British Healthcare Industries. This is the trade association representing medical device technology manufacturers and distributors in the UK.
Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry. This is the trade association representing the manufacturers of prescription only medicines in the UK.
An application for a marketing authorisation in which the applicant is not required to provide full results of tests and trials because the product is essentially similar to one already licensed in the UK (or the constituents of the product have a well established medicinal use).
Adverse Drug Reaction. A harmful and unintended reaction that occurs at a dose normally used for the prophylaxis, diagnosis or treatment of disease or the modification of physiological function.
Obsolete term. Replaced by the Sentinel PV Case Folder.
Obsolete term. Replaced by secure internet portal.
Adverse incident. This is an event that produces, or has the potential to produce, unwanted effects involving the safety of patients, users or other persons.
Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive.
Adverse Incident Tracking System. This is the the MHRA internal database for processing and monitoring medical adverse incident reports from health professionals and members of the public.
Association of Pharmaceutical Importers.
Application to reclassify a medicine. A consultative letter issued when an application is made for a change in legal status of a product.
Anonymised Single Patient Reports. [Formerly ASPPs: Anonymised Single Patient Print Outs].
Anatomical, Therapeutic, Chemical. This is a World Health Organisation classification of drug substances.
Association of X-ray Equipment Manufacturers.