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Pharmacists Should Regularly Review Medications for Older Patients with 10 or More Prescriptions

Oct 28, 2020: Polypharmacy has become increasingly common in recent decades, with just 41% of patients prescribed 10 or more medications at discharge between 2003 and 2006, compared with 68% of patients discharged between 2011 and 2014.

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“High medication burden, also known as polypharmacy, is commonly associated with adverse events and reactions”