In order to comprehensively reflect the monitoring of adverse drug reactions in my country in 2014, promote clinical reasonable medication, and ensure the safety of public medication, in accordance with the “Pharmaceutical Adverse Report Report and Monitoring and Management Measures”, a few days ago, the State Food and Drug Administration organized compiled and compiled national drug adverse reactions in 2014 Monitoring annual report.
According to the report involving patients’ age statistics, reports of children under the age of 14 accounted for 10.5%, which was basically the same as in 2013. The report of the elderly over 65 years old accounted for 19.9%, an increase of 2.1 percentage points higher than in 2013. Among them, bad medication habits or the main reasons for the frequent problems of the elderly. Therefore, the elderly should pay attention to the following bad medication habits.
If the medication is not standardized, the elderly should pay attention to the habit of using the medicine
Eat multiple drugs together
Some patients suffer from hypertension, coronary heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and need to take more than 20 medicines a day. With so many medicines, some need before meals, and some need to take after meals. In the face of so many medicines, in order to take it for convenience, it is more important to not miss it. Each time she needs to take the medicines that need to be taken in a pill box, take it together after meals. In fact, the method of taking medicine such as Aunt Zhang can cause bad consequences. Because when drugs are mixed, one medicine may fight against another medicine. Therefore, some drugs need to take it for a while.
In addition, some drugs must be taken at the prescribed time. If the medicine does not have the deserved treatment effect if it is not in accordance with the regulations. If the treatment of diabetes is taken half an hour before meals, the two -septum should be taken after the meal. Other drugs also have time to take time before, after meals, empty stomach, bedtime, etc.
Multiple pharmacies to buy medicine
Some elderly people feel that it is troublesome to register, and go to the pharmacy to buy medicines, and some people like to buy medicines at different pharmacies, or choose varieties or comparison. However, when buying medicines, especially when buying a variety of medicines, it is best to fix it to a pharmacy. In this way, the pharmacist can notice whether the drugs you buy may have side effects. If you go to a number of pharmacies to buy medicines, the pharmacist may ignore the interaction between the drugs because he does not see all the drug lists you want to buy.
There is a saying in traditional Chinese medicine: ginseng kills, and rhubarb saving people has no merit. It reflects a relatively common prejudice of ordinary people, thinking that no matter how good the nourishment items are represented by ginseng, it is good for the body. In fact, traditional Chinese medicine pays attention to syndrome differentiation. Only clear deficiency syndrome needs to take the corresponding supplements. However, it is not advisable to take a long time. Taking long -term use will cause diarrhea, insomnia, nerve allergies, elevated blood pressure, exciting sexual desire, headache, palpitations and other adverse reactions.