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Drug Products and Drug Packaging for the Elderly

Author(s):  Allen Loyd V Jr

Issue:  May/Jun 1997 - Geriatric Care
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Abstract:  As the fastest-growing market segment for prescribed medications, seniors merit special consideration. This article discusses common problems for this patient group (dosage forms, packaging/labeling, drug identification and dosing). A list of problems/considerations, adapted from Salom IL, Davis K (Geriatrics 1995;50:37-44), accompanies the article.

Related Keywords: Geriatric

Related Categories: GERIATRICS, PACKAGING

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