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How is medication prescribing ceased? A systematic review.

Ostini R, Jackson C, Hegney D, et al. How is medication prescribing ceased? A systematic review. Med Care. 2011;49(1):24-36. doi:10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181ef9a7e.

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November 24, 2010
Ostini R, Jackson C, Hegney D, et al. Med Care. 2011;49(1):24-36.

Clinicians often must have patients discontinue taking inappropriate or potentially harmful medications, in order to minimize adverse effects or eliminate drug–drug interactions. This systematic review found several potentially effective strategies for withdrawing such prescriptions.

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Ostini R, Jackson C, Hegney D, et al. How is medication prescribing ceased? A systematic review. Med Care. 2011;49(1):24-36. doi:10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181ef9a7e.