The elderly community is our most vulnerable population and deserves our protection. We ought to be mindful that as we age our body’s change and the way we utilize food and medication changes as well. Persons age 65 and older tend to be taking multiple medications, some of which may cause concerning side effects and adverse events.
In this episode, Dr DeLon Canterbury, board-certified geriatric pharmacist, discusses some of the medications that are potentially inappropriate for the elderly population. He targets medications that may increase the risk of falls, bleeding, and cause toxic effects in patients.
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