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Inappropriate Prescribing Summary

Description: The practice of prescribing medications in a manner that poses more risk than benefit, particularly where safer alternatives exist.

Also Known As: Over Prescribing; Inappropriate Prescribings; Inappropriate Prescription; Over Prescribings; Prescribing, Inappropriate Show All >>

Networked: 185 relevant articles (10 outcomes, 12 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Inappropriate Prescribing is Relevant

  1. Drug Toxicity (Drug Safety) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 54 results
  2. Kidney Diseases (Kidney Disease) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results
  3. Dementia (Dementias) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 10 results
  4. Infection : 1 outcome in 14 results
  5. Cough : 1 outcome in 3 results
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Drugs Related to Inappropriate Prescribing

  1. Methylphenidate (Ritalin)
  2. A 17 (A-17)
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  4. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics)
  5. Enoxaparin (Lovenox)
  6. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
  7. Colchicine
  8. Benzodiazepines
  9. Antimalarials (Antimalarial Agents)
  10. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)
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Therapies Related to Inappropriate Prescribing

  1. Polypharmacy
  2. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
  3. Inappropriate Prescribing
  4. Medication Errors (Medication Error)
  5. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
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