Drug Dosing in Elderly Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

  • Lassiter J
  • Bennett W
  • Olyaei A
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Abstract

As the elderly population in the United States increases, health care professionals need to be aware of potential age-related changes that affect medication prescribing. Increased emphasis on careful patient assessment and safety can reduce the incidence of adverse events related to medications. (copyright) 2013 Elsevier Inc.

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  • abelcet
  • aciclovir
  • adefovir
  • aged
  • amikacin
  • aminoglycoside antibiotic agent
  • aminophylline
  • amphotec
  • amphotericin B
  • amphotericin B cholesterol sulfate
  • amphotericin B lipid complex
  • bleeding disorder
  • blood clotting disorder
  • carbamazepine
  • cephalosporin derivative
  • chronic kidney disease
  • creatinine
  • creatinine blood level
  • creatinine clearance
  • cyclosporin
  • dose calculation
  • dose kidney function relation
  • drug blood level
  • drug choice
  • drug efficacy
  • drug eruption
  • drug excretion
  • drug half life
  • drug hypersensitivity
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  • elderly care
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  • gentamicin
  • geriatric patient
  • glomerulus filtration rate
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  • infection
  • infusion related reaction
  • kanamycin
  • kidney dysfunction
  • kidney failure
  • kidney function test
  • lidocaine
  • loading drug dose
  • maintenance drug dose
  • medical history
  • mycosis
  • nephrotoxicity
  • netilmicin
  • neurotoxicity
  • ototoxicity
  • outcome assessment
  • penicillin derivative
  • phenobarbital
  • phenytoin
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  • procainamide
  • quinidine
  • rapamycin
  • review
  • rifampicin
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  • tacrolimus
  • theophylline
  • tobramycin
  • tuberculosis
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Authors

  • J Lassiter

  • W M Bennett

  • A J Olyaei

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