Sandra Jacobson, MD

Sandra Jacobson, MD

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Drug interactions are more frequent in elderly patients because more medications are taken. In addition, drug interactions may be more serious because of insufficient physiological reserves. When new medications are started or stopped in elderly patients, it is very important to take note of potential interactions with other drugs or foods.

The goal of this activity is to explain and demonstrate the need for monitoring and altering psychotropic medications and dosages in older patients.

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