Deprescribing Research

Researchers across Canada and internationally are working on projects that promote and evaluate deprescribing medications. We’ve included descriptions of work that we are involved in; Tweet links to descriptions of your own research, and join the International Deprescribing Research Interest Group to collaborate and share your work with other researchers.

A Multi-Method Approach to Exploring Prescribing Cascades

Prescribing cascades occur when the side effect from a drug is thought to be a symptom of a new condition, which results in starting a second drug to “treat” the side effect. How and why prescribing cascades start and continue, their impact on patients, and/or how...

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