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a set of pharmacologic features that make certain drugs particularly hazardous for patients over 65 years of age. A list of such drugs was first published in 1991 and has been periodically revised by specialists in geriatrics.
[Mark H. Beers, contemporary U.S. geriatrician]
A list of medications that frequently cause side effects when administered to elderly patients. Among the medications on the list are those that cause prominent neuropsychiatric, renal, and anticholinergic side effects.Synonym: Beers list
See also: Beers, Mark Howard