Hear Dr Susan Connelly speak about the challenges for patients who take multiple medicines.
Main occupation: Geriatrician (specialist in aged care) Years in clinical practice: 20 Qualifications: MBBS, FRACP
Listen to Dr Susan Connelly
Dr Connelly describes some of the most common problems she sees in her older patients. Read transcript
Dr Connelly explains that interactions may be attributed to the wrong medicine if doctors do not know all of the medicines—including complementary medicines—that their patient takes. Read transcript
Dr Connelly describes how the considerations regarding medicines for older patients can be very different from those for younger patients. Medication may need to change with increasing age. Read transcript