Top 15 drugs in the Netherlands and % elderly

19-10-2017

In the Netherlands elderly patients use many medicines. A list of the 15 most used drugs shows that at least 20% is used by patients over 65 years of age. Of seven medicines more than half of the users are patients over 65 years of age. Also patients over 75 years of age are using many of these medicines. The overview is available at this website at Teaching/info/Information EMA and GEG.