Management of polypharmacy — the concurrent use of five or more medications — is a major challenge for clinicians who care for older adults.
The number of prescribed medications directly correlates with potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) use and risk for harmful drug-drug interactions. Physical or cognitive function also can be compromised.
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