Jul 14, 2016
By Dave Woodard
As we age, the effectiveness of some medications can change. Sometimes, a medication that used to help treat a condition may no longer work, and may even end up being harmful. Stopping or reducing medications which are no longer helping is known as deprescribing, and it’s a practice that’s gaining popularity among healthcare providers in Ontario and around the world. Find out more about de-prescribing, what it means for you, and how your pharmacists can help you learn more about your medications.