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Nine Reasons Why Older Adults Are More Likely Than Younger Adults to Have Adverse Drug Reactions
May 2008
Older patients are especially at increased risk for adverse drug reactions because of age-related factors.The article reviews nine reasons why this is the case and discusses what you can do about these often-preventable adverse reactions. Increasing awareness of this problem should result in the prescription of far fewer drugs to older adults, and those that are prescribed will be given at lower doses in most instances.