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List of drugs compiled by the American Geriatrics Society tat have produced a high incidence of adverse effects in older adults:

Beers criteria

2

Improper use of drugs that includes overuse, underuse, or, in some cases, erratic use.

Drug misuse

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Taking multiple drugs concurrently:

Polypharmacy

4

PIMs

Potentially inappropriate medications

Medications that comprise the Beers criteria that are of special concern for older adults.