GVKS Abhinav, T Maneetha, G Nandini, VVSSNSL Divya gayatri, Dr. Naga Subrahmanyam S
Polypharmacy means the use of a large number of medications. The use of all of them may not be in the patient's best interest. A common consequence is increasing adverse drug effect, some of which are due to drug interactions. Regular reviews are recommended to determine the appropriateness of use of all medications. Polypharmacy is defined as the simultaneous use of multiple drugs to treat a single ailment or condition, or the simultaneous use of multiple drugs by a single patient, for one or more conditions. HIV drugs may cause temporary side effects.