The challenge of managing drug interactions in elderly people.

@article{Mallet2007TheCO,
  title={The challenge of managing drug interactions in elderly people.},
  author={Louise Mallet and Anne Spinewine and Allen Huang},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={370 9582},
  pages={
          185-191
        }
}
Drug therapy is essential when caring for elderly patients, but clearly it is a double-edged sword. Elderly patients are at high risk of having drug interactions, but the prevalence of these interactions is not well documented. Several types of interactions exist: drug-drug, drug-disease, drug-food, drug-alcohol, drug-herbal products, and drug-nutritional… CONTINUE READING