Drug Cocktail: Elder Swallow Without Knowing

Ten or more per day – as you get older, the more elderly medications often ten tablets or more per day, without thereby properly on the interactions to be enlightened. That assumes a PRISCUS study, which involved researchers of at Ruhr Universitat Bochum, as now the online health magazine rheinruhrmed.de reported. Patients are treated with wild mixtures of active ingredients, which can partly in effect cancel each other up and partly cause interactions, over which one has little knowledge”, according to the report. It can be that patients swallow medicines for years and take also side effects purchase – in the belief that to curb a disease, such as high blood pressure, thus. Instead they negate the effects of these important drugs by other drugs however. Solutions already exist for this dilemma and the researchers are to expand it accordingly. Read what approaches they are: reports/medikamentencocktail.html rheinruhrmed.de is a free and independent online health magazine for the Rheinland and Ruhr area and is published by a group of freelance journalist from the region. rheinruhrmed.de is a pure information portal (without any consulting activity!); the online magazine is financed exclusively through advertising. Contact: rrm Rhine RUHR MED Zeche Zollverein, Hall 10 Gelsenkirchener Strasse 181 45309 Essen phone + 49 (0) 201-7591340 M. Rabe