Changes in Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medication and Dietary Supplement Use Among Older Adults in the United States, 2005 vs 2011.

@article{Qato2016ChangesIP,
  title={Changes in Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medication and Dietary Supplement Use Among Older Adults in the United States, 2005 vs 2011.},
  author={Dima Mazen Qato and Jocelyn R. Wilder and Ludwig Philip Schumm and Victoria Gillet and G. Caleb Alexander},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={176 4},
  pages={
          473-82
        }
}
IMPORTANCE Prescription and over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements are commonly used, alone and together, among older adults. However, the effect of recent regulatory and market forces on these patterns is not known. OBJECTIVES To characterize changes in the prevalence of medication use, including concurrent use of prescription and over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements, and to quantify the frequency and types of potential major drug-drug interactions. DESIGN… CONTINUE READING
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