Potentially serious drug interactions resulting from the pretravel health encounter

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Abstract

Travelers seen for pretravel health encounters are frequently prescribed new travel-related medications, which may interact with their previously prescribed medications. In a cohort of 76 324 travelers seen at 23 US clinics, we found that 2650 (3.5%) travelers were prescribed travel-related medications with potential for serious drug interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOpen Forum Infectious Diseases
Volume5
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Drug interactions
  • Pretravel health care
  • Travel medicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Clinical Neurology

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