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Drug-drug interactions and adverse drug reactions among older adults polymedicated: a systematic review

  • At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: RODRIGUES, Maria Cristina (University of Brasilia, Brasília, Brazil)
  • Co-author(s): Maria Cristina Soares Rodrigues:Faculty of Health Sciences,University of Brasilia,Brasilia, Federal District,Brazil|Cesar Messias De Oliveira:Department of Epidemiology & Public Health,University College London,London,United Kingdom
  • Abstract:

    Due to multiple co-morbidities, polypharmacy is common in older adults and is associated with non-adherence to prescribed therapies, drug-drug interactions (DDIs), adverse drug reactions (ADRs), unnecessary hospitalization and increased costs.

    The guideline Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA statement) was


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Last update 4 October 2019

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