Letters Polypharmacy

Add clinical indications to prescription instructions to avoid problems of polypharmacy

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7496 (Published 23 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7496
  1. Nigel J Masters, retired general medical practitioner1
  1. 1Highfield Surgery, Hazlemere, High Wycombe HP9 1TR, UK
  1. nigel.masters{at}nhs.net

In her article on polypharmacy Wise commented that the reasons for prescribing a particular drug may be long forgotten by the patient, and …

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