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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
  • Abstract:

    Background

    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.

    Methods

    A systematic review enabled the identification of PIMs. The

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Last update 13 May 2019

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