Drug-Nutrition Interactions in Older People

A.C. van Orten-Luiten*, A. Janse, R. Witkamp

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Abstract

Although both malnutrition and polypharmacy in elderly populations are relevant clinical issues, relatively little is known about their mutual relationship through drug-nutrition interactions (DNIs). To address this knowledge gap, DNIs are discussed, captured in a framework of five classes: the impact of food, nutrients, and nutrition status on drug action, and vice versa, the impact of drug use on nutrition status.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFood for the Aging Population: Second Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc. Academic Press
Pages203-222
ISBN (Print)9780081003480
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Adverse drug reaction
  • Deficiency
  • Elderly
  • Food-drug interactions
  • Frail
  • Medication
  • Micronutrients
  • Minerals
  • Nutrients
  • Polypharmacy
  • Vitamins

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