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Medication complexity, medication number, and their relationships to medication discrepancies.

Patel CH, Zimmerman KM, Fonda JR, et al. The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 2016;50:534-40.

This study found that higher medication regimen complexity, as measured by the Medication Regimen Complexity Index, was associated with more medication discrepancies among primary care patients. These results are consistent with prior studies showing that individuals who take more medications have a higher risk of adverse drug events.