Potentially Serious Drug Interactions Resulting From the Pretravel Health Encounter.
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.
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Sbaih, N., Buss, B., Goyal, D., Rao, S. R., Benefield, R., Walker, A. T., Esposito, D. H., Ryan, E. T., LaRocque, R. C., Leung, D. T., & Global TravEpiNet Consortium (2018). Potentially Serious Drug Interactions Resulting From the Pretravel Health Encounter. Open forum infectious diseases, 5(11), ofy266. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofy266
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine