The prevalence of inappropriate polypharmacy related to antihypertensive medications is relatively low but estimated to have still affected 49,000 Australian adults in 2018. Using a PBS 10% sample dataset, researchers from the University of NSW identified 425,541 adults exposed to at least one anti-hypertensive medication in 2018. In their study, almost half of the patients ...
Inappropriate polytherapy: room to improve prescribing for hypertension
By Mardi Chapman
5 Mar 2020