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Data Extracts from the Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database

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The data set is updated 4 times per year and currently covers the following time period: 1965 to 2016-09-30.

The data extract is a series of compressed ASCII text files of the full data set contained in the Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database. It is intended for users who are familiar with database structures and setting up their own queries.

Find details on the data structure required for the data file in the Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database - Data Structure. In order to use the data, the file must be loaded into an existing database or information system provided by the user.

Users who are less familiar with data extract requirements should search the Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database.