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New guidelines for controlled deprescribing

Polypharmacy especially in older people may lead to the use of medications that are unnecessary, ineffective, unsuitable or even harmful. Controlled deprescribing is a challenge Aducate seeks to tackle through a new training module.

  • Health and well-being
  • Text Ulla Kaltiala | Photo Raija Törrönen

The symptoms caused by abruptly stopping the medication can be startling.