TITLE

Patient sheet: Tips for avoiding problems with polypharmacy

AUTHOR(S)
Hogan, David B.; Kwan, Marilyn
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/10/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p875
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents tips on avoiding problems with polypharmacy. To minimize elders' risk of adverse reactions when taking multiple drugs, they should know their medications' name, intake frequency and side effects. Proper communication with their doctors and pharmacists of all the drugs they take including over-the-counter drugs should also be done.
ACCESSION #
22736785

 

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