Development of a German list of potentially inappropriate medication in the elderly

S. Holt, S. Schmiedl & P. A. Thürmann
Background and aim: Certain drugs are classified as potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) for elderly patients due to their increased risk for causing adverse drug reactions [Laroche ML et al. 2009]. Since published international PIM lists may not be suitable for Germany, we are developing[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]