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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Most common medication classes/medications described as potentially inappropriate medications in specific conditions

Disease or condition Medication class or medication N %
Heart failure Diltiazem 10 53
Verapamil 10 53
NSAIDs 9 47
Pioglitazone 7 37
Digoxin 6 32
Parkinsonism Antipsychotics/Neuroleptics 9 47
Metoclopramide 9 47
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Theophylline 8 42
Systemic corticosteroids 7 37
Hypertension NSAIDs 7 37
Gout Thiazide diuretic 7 37
Peptic ulcer disease NSAIDs 6 32
Aspirin 5 26
Syncope Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors 6 32
Cognitive disorder Amitriptyline 6 32
Diabetes mellitus Beta-blocker 5 26
Constipation Anticholinergic 5 26
Benign prostatic hyperplasia Antimuscarinic/Anticholinergics drugs 5 26
Fall and fracture Zolpidem 5 26
Cognitive disorder Anticholinergics 5 26
Chlorpromazine 5 26
Cyproheptadine 5 26
Dicyclomine 5 26
Diphenhydramine 5 26
Olanzapine 5 26

NSAIDs, Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

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