Polypharmacy and the Elderly: Reducing the Risk of Adverse Events Through Monitoring and Communication

This Fact Sheet provides information about Polypharmacy, which is defined as the concurrent use of several medications. Polypharmacy can have many serious adverse effects, particularly in the elderly population, yet there are ways to mitigate these issues, as set forth in this publication.

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