Dropping the drugs: Who? What? Why?

Dropping the drugs: Who? What? Why?.

Polypharmacy has always been a bugbear of mine. It causes harm, isn’t effective for the conditions that the prescriber is attempting to manage, and of course is costly.

My mum and dad have a pharmacy worth of pills,potions and lotions n their kitchen cupboard. They are typical of folks of their generation, the GP adds to the list everytime they visit.

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