Quality Assurance is totality of arrangements made with an object of ensuring that products are of quality required for their intended use.
It has two main objectives: To ensure the delivery of quality and To demonstrate efforts of service providers to provide best possible results.
Quality Assurance is any systematic process of checking to see whether a product or service being developed is meeting specified requirements. A quality assurance system is said to increase customer confidence and a company’s credibility, to improve work processes and efficiency, and to enable a company to better compete with others.
Quality assurance is a good practice in manufacture of pharmaceutical products, as it is process of vouching for integrity of products to meet the standard for proposed use.
Quality assurance includes two major principles: Fit for purpose (i.e. product should be suitable for intended purpose) and Right first time (i.e. mistakes should be eliminated).
Based on ISO 9001, quality assurance in pharmaceuticals is concerned with providing confidence that requirements for quality are fulfilled. It consists of consists of eight major principles.
It is a good practice in manufacture of pharmaceutical products, as it is the process of vouching for integrity of products to meet standards for proposed use. It is an obligation that ensures manufacturers meet the needs of end-user needs in terms of safety, efficacy, quality, strength, reliability and durability.
Classes of medication used specifically for treating viral infections are termed as antiviral agents. In other words, these are medicines/drugs that treat viral infections and inhibit their spread. They act against virus by preventing the replication of the genome, blocking entry to host cells, inhibiting viral protein synthesis and viral assembly.