Adverse Effects In High Risk Patients

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Adverse effects are generated by a physician or treatment. Some adverse effects occur only when starting, increasing or discontinuing a treatment. For example, the elderly often take many drugs and have a risk of adverse effects.They are particularly vulnerable to drug-drug interactions. Medicinal herbs can interact with prescribed drugs and lead to adverse effects. Identifying the high risk patient is very important. The patient's age, weight, and underlying conditions are factors in consideration when ordering

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