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Document type:
English Abstract; Journal Article 
Author(s):
Freytag, A; Quinzler, R; Freitag, M; Bickel, H; Fuchs, A; Hansen, H; Hoefels, S; König, H-H; Mergenthal, K; Riedel-Heller, S G; Schön, G; Weyerer, S; Wegscheider, K; Scherer, M; van den Bussche, H; Haefeli, W E; Gensichen, J 
Title:
[Use and potential risks of over-the-counter analgesics]. 
Abstract:
We investigated the use of prescription and non-prescription (over-the-counter, OTC) analgesics and the associated risks in elderly patients with multiple morbidities.Pain medication use was evaluated from the baseline data (2008/2009) of the MultiCare cohort enrolling elderly patients with multiple morbidities who were treated by primary care physicians (trial registration: ISRCTN89818205). We considered opioids (N02A), other analgesics, and antipyretics (N02B) as well as nonsteroidal anti-infl...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Schmerz 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
28 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
175-82 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0932-433X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie