Mar 11, 2024

Shattering Barriers to Gender Inequity in Pain Management

Women are more likely to use a greater number of medications than men, and a startlingly 25% of women older than 65 take at least 25 medications. Kimberly L. Barefield, PharmD, talks about why women are more likely to be on a greater number of meds than men, the most common polypharmacy medication offenders in this patient population, and shares insights into which drugs could probably be removed. Discover more about polypharmacy and how to better support your female pain patients.