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Table 3 Proportion of respondents that would report hypothetical cases of ADRs in line with the National Pharmacovigilance Centre reporting criteria

From: Perceptions of doctors to adverse drug reaction reporting in a teaching hospital in Lagos, Nigeria

Reactiona Yes No Don't know
Palpitation with Coartem® (Yes)b 58 (59.2%) 20 (20.4%) 20 (20.4%)
Skin rashes with roxithromycin (Yes)b 54 (55.1%) 26 (26.5%) 18 (18.4%)
Jaundice with frusemide (Yes)b 53 (54.1%) 21 (21.4%) 24 (24.5%)
Thrombocytopenia with heparin (Yes)b 39 (39.8%) 36 (36.7%) 23 (23.5%)
Hiccup with enalapril (No)b 36 (36.7%) 29 (29.6%) 33 (33.7%)
Gastrointestinal bleed with diclofenac (Yes)b 35 (35.7%) 41 (41.8%) 22 (22.4%)
Headache with isordil dinitrate (No)b 33 (33.7%) 41 (41.8%) 22 (22.4%)
  1. a Number of doctors responding (n = 98), b Response refer to standard NPC reporting in Nigeria.