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

  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},
  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
    Current regulatory guidelines and resources to support research of dietary supplements in the United States
    • 11
    • Open Access
    Panax ginseng for Frailty-Related Disorders: A Review
    • 5
    • Open Access
    Biopiracy versus One-World Medicine-From colonial relicts to global collaborative concepts.
    • 5
    • Open Access


    Publications referenced by this paper.
    Recent patterns of medication use in the ambulatory adult population of the United States: the Slone survey.
    • 1,739
    • Highly Influential
    • Open Access
    Preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses: the PRISMA statement.
    • 40,233
    • Open Access
    Clinical consequences of polypharmacy in elderly
    • 780
    • Open Access
    Herb-drug interactions
    • 1,183
    • Open Access
    The BBC survey of complementary medicine use in the UK.
    • 488
    Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions
    • 8,906
    • Open Access