NEW Beers criteria for potentially inappropriate meds in patients 65 and over

You'll hear about the NEW Beers criteria for potentially inappropriate meds in patients 65 and over.

Keep these prescribing guidelines in mind as GENERAL concepts...not absolutes. Use your judgment, depending on the patient's situation...and the latest Beers updates.

New meds. Try to avoid glyburide...due to the risk of prolonged hypoglycemia. Suggest gliclazide or glimepiride instead.

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