November 25, 2019 at 2:13 pm

New VA Tool May Reduce Polypharmacy

Veterans may benefit from a new tool designed by the VA to reduce polypharmacy and related adverse drug effects. Polypharmacy can lead to dangerous drug interactions and currently “no standardized approach exists to holistically examine a patient’s complete medication profile, identify potentially inappropriate medications and determine which medications are compatible, safe, necessary and indicated.”
Read the full article here.