Availability of Information on Lower Geriatric Dosing of Potentially Inappropriate Medications (PIMs) in National Drug Formularies and Summary of Product Characteristics (SPCs). 15th International Congress of the European Geriatric Medicine Society Evidence Based Medicine in Geriatrics; 2019 September 25-7; Krakow, Poland

Roberto Manfredi, Pranvera Apostoli, Daniela Fialova, Jovana Brkic, Silvia Gresakova
2019 Zenodo  
Potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) are considered higher-risk medications in geriatrics and should be prescribed rarely and with a special cautiousness in older patients. The aim of our study was to clarify for how many PIMs geriatric dosing is stated in official drug information sources (searched between March-May 2019) using AIFA website (Agenzia Italiana Farmaco), BNF (British National Formulary) and US PDR (US Prescriber's Drug Reference). This information was searched for all
more » ... earched for all SPCs of PIMs (original drug products).
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4282549 fatcat:j5uncufnsrgedmd4srz76v4gtq