PHARMACOLOGY - Prescribing Tools for Older People

Last updated 22 January 2019 The American Geriatrics Society (Key Word = Beers) - The Beers Criteria Consists of Three Lists of Medicines Ranked According to Their Potential for Causing Adverse Reactions in Older People: 1 Medicines Known to Cause Adverse Reactions in Older people, 2 Medicines that May Be Inappropriate for Older People with Specific Diseases or Risks Factors, 3 Medicines that Should be Prescribed to Older People with Caution Deprescribing algorithms for specific medicines