Drug-drug interactions in the elderly.

  title={Drug-drug interactions in the elderly.},
  author={Ingeborg K Bj{\"o}rkman and Johan Fastbom and Ingrid K Schmidt and Cecilia B. Bernsten},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={36 11},
OBJECTIVE To detect the frequency of potential drug-drug interactions (DDIs) in an outpatient group of elderly people in 6 European countries, as well as to describe differences among countries. DATA SOURCES AND METHODS Drug use data were collected from 1601 elderly persons living in 6 European countries. The study population participated in a controlled intervention study over 18 months investigating the impact of pharmaceutical care. Potential DDIs were studied using a computerized… CONTINUE READING

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