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Addressing the Polypharmacy Challenge in Older People

APOLLO-MM is an in-depth ethnographic case study of patients’ and healthcare professionals’ experiences and practices of polypharmacy. The aim of our research is to inform a safe, effective and person-centred approach to medicines use in primary care.

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What is polypharmacy?

Polypharmacy, or 'many medicines', is the use of five or more medicines by one person.

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