Can reducing medicines decrease falls in older patients living in the community?
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In older patients, stopping medicines reduces falls. The strongest evidence is for psychotropics—antipsychotics, hypnotics (benzodiazepine and nonbenzodiazepine) and antidepressants—followed by anticonvulsants, thiazide diuretics, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Evidence-based practice 16, no. 09 (2013): 07