Deprescribing: Managing Medications to Reduce Polypharmacy
This bulletin discusses deprescribing as a method to manage polypharmacy, which is the concurrent use of 5 or more medications where the theoretical benefits are outweighed by the negative effects of the sheer number of medications.
- Seniors, geriatric medicine
- Drug-drug interaction
- Patient partnership
- Opioids for Pain After Surgery—Patient Handout
- Don’t Be Embarrassed to Talk to Your Pharmacist