FEATURES OF ADHERENCE TO USE ANTIHYPERTENSIVE AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE
1. Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, Industrial Pharmacy Department, Kyiv, Ukraine
The article discusses the results of studying the characteristics of adherence in the elderly to the use of drugs anti-hypertensive and anti-inflammatory groups. It is found that the best view of the solid dosage forms of the antihypertensive and anti-inflammatory drugs for elderly people in their own opinion are tablets. The optimal form of primary packaging of solid dosage forms of anti-hypertensive and anti-inflammatory drugs for the elderly in their own opinion is a blister pack. It is shown that the optimal color of the solid dosage forms of the antihypertensive and anti-inflammatory drugs for elderly people in their own opinion is white. Acceptable are pale pink and red colors (bright colors). It is concluded that the critical aspect of the anti-hypertensive and anti-inflammatory drug therapy for the elderly, which lead to a decrease in adherence to the use of medicines in their own opinion is a factor, forgetting of medication.
Keywords: gerontology, drugs, elderly people, adherence