Concurrent Use of Prescription Drugs and Herbal Medicinal Products in Older Adults: A Systematic Review

@article{Agbabiaka2017ConcurrentUO,
  title={Concurrent Use of Prescription Drugs and Herbal Medicinal Products in Older Adults: A Systematic Review},
  author={Taofikat B Agbabiaka and B. Wider and L. Watson and C. Goodman},
  journal={Drugs & Aging},
  year={2017},
  volume={34},
  pages={891 - 905}
}
  • Taofikat B Agbabiaka, B. Wider, +1 author C. Goodman
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Drugs & Aging
  • BackgroundThe use of herbal medicinal products (HMPs) is common among older adults; however, little is known about concurrent use with prescription drugs, as well as potential interactions associated with such combinations.ObjectiveThe aim of this systematic review was to identify and evaluate the literature on concurrent prescription and HMP use among older adults to assess prevalence, patterns, potential interactions and factors associated with this use.MethodsSystematic searches were… CONTINUE READING
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