Beer' List for Medication Lecture-1.docx - Beer’s List or Beer’s Criteria by Beers Mark Howard A list of medications that frequently cause side

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Beer’s List or Beer’s Criteria by Beers, Mark Howard A list of medications that frequently cause side effects when administered to elderly patients. Among the medications on the list are those that cause prominent neuropsychiatric, renal, and anticholinergic side effects. Trimethobenzamide: Classification Therapeutic: antiemetic Pharmacologic: anticholinergic Secobarbital: Classification Therapeutic: sedative/hypnotics Pharmacologic: barbiturates Reserpine: Classification Therapeutic: antihypertensives Pharmacologic: peripherally acting antiadrenergics Propantheline: Classification Therapeutic: antiulcer agents Pharmacologic: anticholinergic, antimuscarinics Mineral Oil: Classification Therapeutic: laxatives Pharmacologic : lubricant laxatives Hyoscyamine: Classification Therapeutic: antispasmodics Pharmacologic: anticholinergic Orphenadrine: Classification Therapeutic: skeletal muscle relaxants (centrally acting) Pharmacologic
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Unformatted text preview: : diphenhydramine analogues Doxazosin: Classification Therapeutic: antihypertensives Pharmacologic: peripherally acting antiadrenergics Fluoxetine: Classification Therapeutic: antidepressants Pharmacologic: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) Chlordiazepoxide: Classification Therapeutic: antianxiety agents, sedative/hypnotics Pharmacologic: benzodiazepines Alprazolam: Classification Therapeutic: antianxiety agents Pharmacologic: benzodiazepines Ketorolac: Classification Therapeutic: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, non-opioid analgesics Pharmacologic: pyroziline carboxylic acid Nifedipine: Classification Therapeutic: antianginals, antihypertensives Pharmacologic: calcium channel blockers Butalbital, acetaminophen: Classification Therapeutic: non-opioid analgesics (combination with barbiturate) Pharmacologic: barbiturates...
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