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The ontogeny of hepatic drug metabolic activity.

sary drugs. Half of adverse drug reactions occur in patients receiving inappropriate drugs.

Delirium and cognitive impairment are common adverse reactions in the elderly. While almost every class of drugs has the potential to produce delirium in the elderly, it is most frequent with psychoactive drugs. The risk increases with the number of drugs the patient is receiving, reaching a 14-fold increase in risk for patients taking more than 6 drugs.

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