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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-05-21T20:22:15-0400
This study investigates the association of preoperative polypharmacy with outcomes and healthcare resource utilization in a population-based sample of older patients enrolled in a universa...
As the proportion of elderly population increasing over the last years, polypharmacy and drug-drug interactions (DDI) has been a common health care problem. This study will be performed to...
To investigate the effect of physician-initiated, medication reviews in geriatric patients on self-reported health-related quality of life, admissions, mortality and falls.
Polypharmacy is common among older adults in the United States and is associated with harms such as adverse drug reactions and higher costs of care. This pilot-phase project is designed to...
The purpose of this study is to learn how 2 medications (fentanyl and dexmedetomidine) affect how sick children think and interact with their environments.
Polypharmacy, the use of multiple medications by one individual, is increasingly common among older adults. Caring for the growing number of older people with complex drug regimens and multimorbidity ...
Polypharmacy, defined as the use of 5 or more medications is associated with multiple adverse outcomes in older adults, including falls and slow gait velocity. However, the relationship between polyph...
Polypharmacy carries the risk of adverse events, especially in people with multimorbidity.
Polypharmacy is becoming increasingly common owing to the ageing population, which can pose problems for patients and society. We investigated the trends in polypharmacy and underlying drug groups amo...
Both psychiatric polypharmacy and multimorbidity are common in depressed adults. We examine recent patterns of psychotropic polypharmacy with attention to concurrent multimorbidity in the treatment of...
Directions written to discontinue use of PRESCRIPTION DRUGS in order to reduce unnecessary and/or excessive medications (see POLYPHARMACY), DRUG SIDE EFFECTS and ADVERSE DRUG REACTION.
The use of multiple drugs administered to the same patient, most commonly seen in elderly patients. It includes also the administration of excessive medication. Since in the United States most drugs are dispensed as single-agent formulations, polypharmacy, though using many drugs administered to the same patient, must be differentiated from DRUG COMBINATIONS, single preparations containing two or more drugs as a fixed dose, and from DRUG THERAPY, COMBINATION, two or more drugs administered separately for a combined effect. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Systems developed for collecting reports from government agencies, manufacturers, hospitals, physicians, and other sources on adverse drug reactions.
Liver disease lasting six months or more, caused by an adverse drug effect. The adverse effect may result from a direct toxic effect of a drug or metabolite, or an idiosyncratic response to a drug or metabolite.
Liver disease lasting six months or more, caused by an adverse effect of a drug or chemical. The adverse effect may be caused by drugs, drug metabolites, chemicals from the environment, or an idiosyncratic response.