Medications play an expanding role in health care as we grow older. People are more likely to develop one or more chronic illnesses with advancing age, and appropriate medication can help seniors live longer and more active lives. However, medication use in older adults is also more likely to be associated with safety concerns. In this handout produced by Pfizer, learn how to get the benefits of medicine, whether prescription or nonprescription, while minimizing and managing the risks.
Read the PDF handout: Medication Safety for the Elderly: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers – produced by Pfizer.