A study for drugs with increased risk for worse clinical outcomes in elderly patients receiving multi-drug therapy

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: NISHIDA, Shohei (Gifu University Hospital, Pharmacy, Gifu, Japan)
  • Co-author(s): Shohei Nishida: Pharmacy, Gifu University Hospital, Gifu, Japan
    Akio Suzuki: Pharmacy, Gifu University Hospital, Gifu, Japan
    Yuichi Hayashi: Neurology and Geriatrics, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan
    Ryo Kobayashi: Pharmacy, Gifu University Hospital, Gifu, Japan
    Takashi Inuzuka: Neurology and Geriatrics, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan
    Yoshinori Itoh: Pharmacy, Gifu University Hospital, Gifu, Japan
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Elderly patients are considered to be a risk of developing adverse drug reactions (ADRs), because they tend to receive multi-drug therapy and reveal a change in the pharmacokinetic function with age.

    Purpose

    In this study, we assessed the relationship between the number of prescribed drugs and the incidence of ADRs or the duration of

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