Search Tag: cardiovascular medications

Cardiology Management

Pharmacy closures cause decline in cardiovascular medication adherence

2019 25 Apr

Nonadherence to cardiovascular prescription medications is observed in nearly 50% of patients. Despite efforts to improve the affordability of these drugs among older adults, the problem of nonadherence still persists.  Several factors contribute to this nonadherence including the cost of drugs as well as pharmacy accessibility.  Geographical... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiovascular Medications and Fall Risk

2017 12 Jun

A new analysis indicates an association between use of certain cardiovascular medications and fall risk. Researchers found that older adults who take non-selective beta-blockers may be at an increased of falling compared with those taking selective beta-blockers. The findings are published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. According... Read more