Drug Reactions, Resistance, and Polypharmacy

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Abstract

Definition
Drug reaction: An unwanted or harmful reaction, experienced following the administration of a drug or combination of drugs under normal conditions of use, which is suspected to be related to the drug.
Drug resistance: The reduction in effectiveness of a medication.
Polypharmacy: The concurrent use of multiple medications by a patient.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging
EditorsDanan Gu, Matthew E. Dupre
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherSpringer, Cham
ChapterD
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-69892-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Drug Reactions
  • Resistance
  • Polypharmacy

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