Doctors to review drug prescriptions for over 65s


The regional health ministry has designed a comprehensive strategy to adapt the prescriptions of people over the age of 65 who take more than five drugs during a 180-day period in order to optimise the effectiveness of treatments and monitor their safety.

The plan envisages reviewing the effectiveness of medications and withdrawing those which are no longer necessary or substituting them for more appropriate ones.

More details in Costa Blanca News on Friday

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