Inappropriate Drugs in Hospice Proton Pump Inhibitors

While Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are generally considered safe, recent studies and FDA reports bring to light a number of risks in taking these “safe” medications—particularly in the elderly. The volume of PPIs reported to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) flagged this drug class as one to watch for inappropriate use. Inappropriate [...]

By | 2018-01-04T20:05:37+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Pharmacist Corner|0 Comments