Potential Interactions Between Complementary/Alternative Products and Conventional Medicines in a Medicare Population

@article{Elmer2007PotentialIB,
  title={Potential Interactions Between Complementary/Alternative Products and Conventional Medicines in a Medicare Population},
  author={G. Elmer and W. Lafferty and P. T. Tyree and B. Lind},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={41},
  pages={1617 - 1624}
}
  • G. Elmer, W. Lafferty, +1 author B. Lind
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Pharmacotherapy
  • Background: Despite the high prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) product use among the elderly, little is known about the extent of concurrent CAM-conventional medicine use and the potential for adverse reactions. Objective: To determine the prevalence of CAM product use concurrent with conventional medications, prescription and nonprescription, in a Medicare population and assess the risk for adverse interactions. Methods: Retrospective analysis was performed on… CONTINUE READING
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