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Comp 19, some BEERS notes

BEERS list of meds inappropriate for nursing home residents (all ambulatory, acute, and institutionalized settings of care except hospice or palliative care); guidelines to help practitoners develop strategies
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
AGS American Geriatric Society
PIM potentially inappropriate medications
LTCF long term care facilities
glimiperide added to sulfonylureas list; severe prolonged hypoglycemia
methscopolamine and pyrilamine added due to their anticholinergic activity
SNRIs avoid in patients with a history of falls or fractures
Xarelto / rivaroxaban increase risk of serious bleeding compared to other anticoagulants
tramadol exacerbate SIADH or hyponatremia
trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole increase risk of hyperkalemia when used with ACE or ARBs in presence of decreased creatinine clearance
Created by: DbaileyC



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