Research funded by Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation highlights risks of prescribing multiple medications for veterans with PTSD


A study, funded by the Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation, has highlighted that veterans with PTSD who are treated with multiple medications at once – known as polypharmacy – are at significant risk of adverse health events, including drowsiness and confusion, respiratory depression, and postural instability, which can lead to falls, fractures, hospital admission, illness, and even death.

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