Ten Commandments of Polypharmacy – Part 1

On this special episode, I provide some real-life examples and layout 5 of my 10 commandments of polypharmacy.

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Here are the first 5 commandments that are addressed in the podcast.

1. Thou shalt not start, ask for, dispense, or administer medication without reviewing a medication list that is accurate, up to date, and complete with over-the-counter medications and supplements

2. Thou shalt consider utilizing non-drug approaches and interventions to solve patient problems before initiating medication

3. Thou shalt assess if a medication is effective before adding a new medication for the same condition

4. Thou shalt consider any new symptom is an adverse effect of another medication until proved otherwise

5. Thou shalt not start a medication without an appropriate indication and assessing appropriate lab work

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