Polypharmacy: A Prevailing but Neglected Drug Use Issue

  • Sukhdeep Singh
Keywords: Polypharmacy, Drug Interactions, Multimorbidity


With the advancement in medical science, pharmaceutical industry has come up with solutions to countless health related issues. One can easily find treatment for all the ailments, be it prophylactic or curative. Also, with advancement, growth has been seen in the diversity and prevalence of medical problems. People from all age groups are suffering from varying conditions and are taking multiple medications for the same. This phenomenon called polypharmacy has been associated with multimorbidity and is counted as an important risk factor for poor outcomes.


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Sukhdeep Singh

BDS, VPO Jhandi, Tehsil and District Patiala, 147001


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0307.10300
Published: 2019-10-24
How to Cite
Sukhdeep Singh. Polypharmacy: A Prevailing but Neglected Drug Use Issue. IHRJ [Internet]. 2019Oct.24 [cited 2024Jun.25];3(7):221-3. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/300