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.
|Title of host publication||Food for the Aging Population: Second Edition|
|Publisher||Elsevier Inc. Academic Press|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
- Adverse drug reaction
- Food-drug interactions