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Are Older People Overdosing on Medications and Supplements?

Dr Tan Kit Mun, Consultant Geriatrician, University Malaya Medical Centre

29-May-19 16:00

Are Older People Overdosing on Medications and Supplements?

If you live with an older person, you will be familiar with the sight of them carrying a whole plastic bag of medications and supplements. As many elderly people tend to have several co-existing medical conditions, how do they ensure safety while taking so many different medications at the same time?

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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