Potentially inappropriate medications with risk of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Presentation
- By: AGUIAR, Joao (iMED.ULisboa - The Research Institute for Medicines, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): João Pedro Aguiar: , iMED.ULisboa - The Research Institute for Medicines, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Filipa Alves da Costa: , CiiEM - Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar Egas Moniz, Instituto Universitário Egas Moniz (IUEM), Caparica, Portugal
Hubert Leufkens: Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Clinical Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
Ana Paula Martins: , iMED.ULisboa - The Research Institute for Medicines, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Potentially Inappropriate Medications (PIMs) are medications with a risk of Adverse Drug Events that outweighs their potential benefit. Information on PIMs with major adverse cardio and cerebrovascular events (MACCE) risk of occurrence among the elderly is scarce.
A systematic review enabled the identification of PIMs. The.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.