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Multiple chronic conditions

Approximately 60% of older adults have at least two chronic conditions. Learning to manage a variety of treatments while maintaining quality of life can be challenging. Older Canadians who take multiple medications (polypharmacy) to manage their conditions face particular challenges. Find out more below.

Polypharmacy, part 1. Pitfalls of multiple medications: taking multiple drugs and risk of interactions.
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Polypharmacy, part 2. Risk of drug effects with multiple medications in the elderly: aging changes.
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Is it time for a medication review? Many people take unnecessary meds
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