As you age, you may find that you are taking more and more medications to manage your health problems and to help you live an active life.
With this increased use of medication, however, comes the potential for drug-related problems that may not exist in younger adults.
In this community talk, UC Irvine Health senior pharmacist Dr. Jody Jacobson Wedret will offer useful information on:
- The reasons aging adults may be more sensitive to the potent ingredients in medications
- The various drug interactions that may occur when you take multiple medications
- How often you should have a medication review
- What you can do to decrease your risk of health and safety issues with the medications we take