Adverse Effects of Common Drugs
Edition #436 | September 2015
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- Determine which patients are at greatest risk of adverse drug reactions (ADRs).
- Cite clinical situations and drug classes that often are associated with ADRs.
- Cite common drugs that cause ADRs in geriatric patients and factors that contribute to the reactions.
- Describe methods to reduce polypharmacy and ADRs for adult patients.
- Cite commonly used dietary supplements associated with adverse events due to their effect on the cytochrome P450 system or pharmacodynamic effects.
- Summarize the reasons and process for reporting adverse events related to dietary supplements.
- Summarize important pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic differences between adult and pediatric patients to allow safer prescribing of drugs to newborns, infants, children, and adolescents.
- Describe methods to reduce drug errors and ADRs for pediatric patients.
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