The Top 10 Most Dangerous Drugs for Geriatric Patients

Picture this: an elderly patient suffering from insomnia, and you prescribe them medication to help them sleep.

A few days later, you’re called into the director’s office and told your insomnia patient fell and fractured their hip.

You’re asked if you had prescribed eszopiclone... and if you knew it can increase the risk of falls, fractures, confusion, and amnesia in the elderly.

Now, you’re second-guessing yourself and are unsure of the best treatment option the next time an older adult comes in complaining of sleep issues.

Avoid this terrible situation and keep your aging patients out of risk with the Top 10 Most Dangerous Drugs for Geriatric Patients worksheet.

After decades of caring for my aging patients, I know just because a drug works for a patient in their sixties DOES NOT MEAN it’s necessarily safe for a person to use in their nineties.

>> Find out which drug tops the list!

Know what not to prescribe to your elderly patients to avoid serious risks.

Avoid major med errors with this FREE list of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Drugs for Geriatric Patients.

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Drugs for Geriatric Patients

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Topic: Geriatrics

Tags: Pharmacology

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