Deprescribing

Polypharmacy

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 Appropriate polypharmacy keeps patients healthy, but this can change over time, for a variety of reasons, and can lead to potentially problematic (inappropriate) polypharmacy that needs addressing by stopping, reducing the dose or switching medicines.

Optimising medication through targeted deprescribing is a vital part of managing chronic conditions, avoiding adverse effects and improving outcomes.
 
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