Resources for Patients and Healthcare Providers

A variety of deprescribing resources are available, to help you learn more about deprescribing, whether it is the right choice for patients, when to have the conversation with health care providers, and how to reduce medication safely.

“More than 90% of patients are willing to stop a medication if their doctor says it is possible”

Reeve E, Wolff JL, Skehan M, Bayliss EA, Hilmer SN, Boyd CM (2018) “Assessment of attitudes toward deprescribing in older Medicare beneficiaries in the United States.” JAMA Internal Medicine; Published online 15 Oct 2018

“The guideline is great because it reinforces the way I practice. I feel better about what I’m doing and why I’m doing it. It is helpful to know that my colleagues agree and that there’s written literature to support me.”

Pharmacist participating in the deprescribing guidelines implementation pilot