The UFC -Que Choisir asked authorities & eacute ; s health & eacute; encourage m & eacute; & agrave doctors ; & quot; All & eacute; ger & quot; prescriptions for people & acirc ; g & eacute; es, orders that include up & agrave ; 21 m & eacute; drugs for one and m & ecirc ; patient myself, as r & eacute; results of a survey & ecirc ; you that the consumer association has men & eacute; e in 2014.
The ann & eacute; es and are very similar ! Despite & eacute; measurements and other warnings, Fran & ccedil ; ais are the European champions in the matter & egrave ; m & eacute consumer re ; drugs, sup & eacute; higher than 22 % & agrave ; the average of the 28 Member States.
Recall that pr & egrave ; s than half & eacute; of m & eacute; drugs are consumed & eacute; s in France by people over 60 years.
S & agrave ; & agrave ; that our m & eacute; doctors have a heavy hand in the matter & egrave ; re prescription m & eacute; dicamenteuse there is not one that the UFC -Que Choisir crosses all & egrave ; grement, strong r & eacute; Results Analysis pr & egrave ; s 350 orders of people & acirc ; g & eacute; es & quot; Polym & eacute; diqu & eacute; es & quot ;, containing pr & egrave ; s 3000 m & eacute; drugs.
Pr & egrave ; s 9 tablets & eacute; s average by order !
The orders collected aupr & egrave ; s participants – people & acirc ; g & eacute; es over 75 years – contained an average of no less than 8.6 m & eacute; drugs ! A person s ‘ & eacute; m & ecirc was ; I was prescribed 21 m & eacute; drugs !
An absurdity & eacute; according to consumer association highlights the risks of interactions m & eacute; dicamenteuses & agrave ; these levels of prescription.
More fragile and less able & agrave ; dé eliminate the absorbed é substances; es, organizations of people & acirc ; g & eacute; es retain the m & eacute; drugs longer and larger amount & eacute ;, with an increased risk of poisoning and ind é effects sirables.
Furthermore, their analysis shows that in 4 of 10 cases, the order included a m & eacute; yet dicament dé advisable & eacute; for people & acirc ; g & eacute; es.
Encourage financial & egrave ; larly the m & eacute; & agrave doctors ; prescribe less.
The association therefore calls on the authorities & eacute; s health to end & agrave ; this over- prescription and sugg & egrave ; re a financial incentive & egrave ; re of m & eacute; physicians to achieve this: & quot; The Association requests that the & laquo; dé prescription & raquo; be included in the written & egrave ; r & eacute res ; mon & eacute; ration & agrave ; the performance of m & eacute; doctors & quot;.
It also wants the High Authority & eacute; Sant & eacute; make this issue a priority & eacute; working.
Source: & quot; Stop & agrave ; overdose for people & acirc ; g & eacute; es & quot ! ; – Communiqu & eacute; Press the association UFC-Que Choisir, January 28, 2015..