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NSAIDs associated with increased risk of congestive heart failure in elderly patients taking diuretics.
TLDR
Use of NSAIDs in elderly patients taking diuretics is associated with a 2-fold increased risk of hospitalization for CHF, especially in those with existing serious CHF.
Effect of a pharmacist-led intervention on diuretic compliance in heart failure patients: a randomized controlled study.
TLDR
A pharmacy-led intervention can improve medication compliance in patients with moderate to severe heart failure, even in those with relatively high compliance.
Antidepressant use and off‐label prescribing in children and adolescents in Dutch general practice (2001–2005)
To study the use of antidepressants in children and adolescents in Dutch general practice in 2001 and 2005 and to determine off‐label prescribing.
Patient risk profiles and practice variation in nonadherence to antidepressants, antihypertensives and oral hypoglycemics
TLDR
Both early dropout and refill nonadherence were highest for antidepressants, followed by antihypertensives, and there was a considerable range between general practices in the proportion of patients who were nonadherent.
Effectiveness of Interventions by Community Pharmacists to Improve Patient Adherence to Chronic Medication: A Systematic Review
TLDR
It is impossible to identify an overall successful adherence-improving strategy performed by pharmacists, so more well-designed and well-conducted studies on the effectiveness of interventions by a community pharmacist to improve patient adherence to chronic medication need to be performed.
Association of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with first occurrence of heart failure and with relapsing heart failure: the Rotterdam Study.
TLDR
In patients with prevalent heart failure, current use of NSAIDs is associated with a substantially increased risk of a relapse, and the use ofNSAIDs is not associated with an increasedrisk of incident heart failure.
Application of the ATC/DDD methodology to monitor antibiotic drug use
TLDR
The Anatomical Therapeutical Chemical Classification/Defined Daily Doses (ATC/DDD) system developed by the World Health Organisation was evaluated, which measures the amount of drug use independent of package size and sales price, which allows comparisons not only within an institution but also within a region, a country, or even internationally.
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