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Table 4 Top five drug classes in which polypharmacy was avoided by pharmacist intervention

From: Potential drug-related problems detected by routine pharmaceutical interventions: safety and economic contributions made by hospital pharmacists in Japan

  Drug class Number of cases
1 Antiulcer druga 110
2 Antihypertensive 19
3 Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drug 18
4 Antibiotics 17
5 Antidiabetic agent 16
  1. aPotassium-competitive acid blocker, proton pump inhibitor, H2 receptor inhibitor, and other mucosal protectants