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This new data-driven method starts with the payers' data and then brings all the pieces of the puzzle together to form a clear, holistic view of the patient's health care, in order to decrease negative drug interactions
. It encourages an interplay between pharmacies, providers and payers, bringing everybody together to focus on the patient's health and helping them make better decisions that lead to both lower overall health care costs and the ultimate goal of better health care for the patient.
Warfarin drug interactions
: a comparative evaluation of the lists provided by five information sources.
The prevalence of drug interactions
was identified by the Drug-Reax[R] software, Micromedex[R] database, and is available on the CAPES Journals (7) website.
Overall completeness scores ranged from a median of 3 (IQR 2 to 3, Stockley's Drug Interactions
) to 5 (IQR 5 to 5, Facts & Comparisons, Lexicomp, Micromedex, Drug Interaction
Facts) for drug-ethanol interactions and 2 (IQR 2 to 3, Clinical Pharmacology, Drug Interaction
Facts) to 5 (IQR 5 to 5, Micromedex) for drug-tobacco interactions.
Potential DDIs were analyzed from the medication charts using both Micromedex database DrugReax and Drug Interaction
facts(tm)-the authority on drug interactions
A total of 663 potential drug interactions
were seen in 209 patients, with males having 340 and females having 323 encounters.
of clinical importance among the opioids, methadone and buprenorphine, and other frequently prescribed medications: a review.
Approximately 60% of potential drug interactions
were more severe.
Proposal for a new tool to evaluate drug interaction
Worldwide reports showed that drug interactions
cause around 21% of adverse drug event-related hospital admissions.