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Table 6 Top 10 alerts for drugs advised against for use in geriatrics between January 2016 and December 2018

From: Safer prescription of drugs: impact of the PREFASEG system to aid clinical decision-making in primary care in Catalonia

Active ingredient responsible for the alert Alerts generated Acceptance (%)
Alprazolam 65,910 24
Dexketoprofen 45,293 24
Doxazosin 33,867 30
Clonazepam 23,887 35
Zolpidem 23,314 25
Pentoxifylline 20,395 31
Metoclopramide 19,098 28
Hydroxyzine 18,328 29
Etoricoxib 15,729 18
Potassium clorazepate 15,468 29