pharm ch 3 problematic meds for the elderly and complications

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  1. confusion, constipation, urinary retention, vomiting, resp. depression, falls
    opioid analgesics
  2. edema, nausea, gastric ulceration, bleeding, renal toxicity
    nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  3. major and minor bleeding episodes, many drug interactions, dietary interactions
    anticoagulants (heparin, warfarin)
  4. blurred vision, dry mouth, constipation, confusion, urinary retention, tachycardia
    anticholingerics
  5. sedation and strong anticholingeric adverse effects (blurred vision, dry mouth, constipation, confusion, urinary retention, trachycardia
    antidepressants
  6. nausea, hypotension, diarrhea, bradycardia, heart failure, impotence
    antihypertensives
  7. visual disorders, nausea, diarrhea, dysrhythmias, hallucinations, decreased appetite, weight loss
    cardiac glycosides (digoxin)
  8. sedation, weakness, dry mouth, confusion, urinary retention, ataxia
    CNS depressants (muscle relaxants, opioids)
  9. confusion, daytime sedation, ataxia, lethargy, increased risk of falls
    sedatives and hypnotics
  10. electrolyte imbalance, rashes, fatigue, leg cramps, dehydration
    thiazide diuretics

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