8. Factors underlying the increase in adverse reactions in the geriatric
population include __________________, _________________,
____________, _______________, _____________, and____________________.
8. Factors underlying the increase in adverse reactions in the geriatric population include drug accumulation secondary to reduced renal function, polypharmacy, greater severity of illness, prescence of multiple pathologies, greater use of drugs with low therapeutic index, increased individual variation secondary to altered pharmacokinetics, inadequate supervision of long term therapy, and poor patient adherence.