Potential drug-drug interactions in the outpatient setting.

  title={Potential drug-drug interactions in the outpatient setting.},
  author={Jennifer Elston Lafata and Lonni Schultz and Jan Simpkins and Kee Chan and John R. Horn and Scott Kaatz and Charron L Long and Richard Platt and Marsha A. Raebel and Davey M. Smith and Huago Xi and Marianne Ulcickas Yood},
  journal={Medical care},
  volume={44 6},
BACKGROUND Although medication safety research has tended to focus on inpatients, the safety of drug use among outpatients is also a concern. OBJECTIVE We estimate the frequency of potentially interacting concomitant medication dispensing among outpatients. RESEARCH DESIGN We report the number and percent of patients annually dispensed an object drug of… CONTINUE READING