Many BC seniors prescribed multiple drugs despite risks: report
BC doctors are continuing to prescribe multiple medications to seniors even though research suggests doing so can be harmful, a newly released set of statistics show.
The Therapeutics Initiative, a group that provides independent assessments on the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceuticals in BC, came to the conclusion after reviewing data from PharmaNet.
Cindy E. Harnett reports
Story also found on the Times Colonist