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Damage relief system by incorporated administrative agency Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)

Last update date March 20, 2019

System summary

Summary of 1 pharmaceutical products side effect damage relief system

It is public system based on the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency method which pays medical expenses for which received health hazard by side effect that occurred though pharmaceutical products side effect damage relief system used pharmaceutical products appropriately, and was founded for the purpose of planning quick relief of which suffered damage.

Type and deadline of 2 payment for request

When, by side effects such as pharmaceutical products, we receive medical care

・We pay medical expenses , medical allowance
・Deadline for request (since treated for side effect) five years

When there is defect in degree that everyday life is limited remarkably by side effect of pharmaceutical products (in class to set in PMDA in the case of the first grade, the second grade)

・We pay disability pension, child with a disability nurture pension
・There is no deadline for request

When he dies of side effect of pharmaceutical products

・We pay survivor's pension, lumpsum benefit for bereaved family, accident compensation in case of death of an employee
・Deadline for request (since the death) five years

About procedures for 3 relief systems

Please refer to relief system contact, consultation counter (incorporated administrative agency Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency). We inform about summary of relief system, request method of relief payment, required documents, style of request documents or the mention method in detail.

Incorporated administrative agency Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
Telephone: 0120-149-931 (toll free number)
Reception hours: From Monday to Friday (except holiday, New Year holidays) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Homepage: http://www.pmda.go.jp (the outside site)
E-mail:[email protected]

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Health and Social Welfare Bureau health security department health security section

Telephone: 045-671-4190

Telephone: 045-671-4190

Fax: 045-664-7296

E-Mail address [email protected]

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