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Does Your Medication Increase the Risk of Falling?

Provided by Aging In Place Options LLC 253-221-3592 www.aginginplaceoptions.com


Prescription medications that increase the risk of falls for patients 65 and older Related UNC-Chapel Hill news release: http://uncnews.unc.edu/news/health-and-medicine/somedrugs-increase-risk-of-falling-unc-researchers.html Generic Name (Brand Name) Alprazolam (Xanax)

Olanzapine (Zyprexa, Zyprexa

Levorphanol (Levo-Dromoran)

Amitriptyline (Elavil)

Zydis)

Lorazepam (Ativan)

Amobarbital (Amytal)

Oxazepam (Serax)

Loxapine (Loxitane, Loxitane C)

Amoxapine (Asendin)

Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal)

Maprotiline (Ludiomil)

Aripiprazole (Abilify)

Oxycodone (Percocet)

Mephobarbital

Baclofen (Lioresal)

Oxymorphone (Numorphan)

Meprobamate (Miltown,

Bupropion (Wellbutrin,

Paraldehyde (Paral)

Equanil)

Wellbutrin SR)

Paroxetine (Paxil)

Mesoridazine (Serentil)

Buspirone (Buspar)

Pentobarbital (Nembutal)

Methadone (Dolophine)

Butabarbital

Perphenazine (Trilafon)

Methsuximide (Celontin)

Carbamazepine (Tegretol,

Phenelzine (Nardil)

Mirtazapine (Remeron)

Tegretol XR, Carbatrol)

Phenobarbital

Molindone (Moban)

Chloral hydrate

Phenytoin (Dilantin)

Morphine (MS Contin)

Chlorazepate (Tranxene)

Pimozide (Orap)

Nefazodone (Serzone)

Chlordiazepoxide (Librium,

Pregabalin (Lyrica)

Quetiapine (Seroquel)

Limbitrol, Librax)

Primidone (Mysoline)

Risperidone (Risperdal)

Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)

Propoxyphene (Darvon,

Secobarbital (Seconal)

Citalopram (Celexa)

Darvocet)

Sertraline (Zoloft)

Clidinium-chlordiazepoxide

Protriptyline (Vivactil)

Temazepam (Restoril)

(Librax)

Quazepam (Doral)

Thioridazine (Mellaril)

Clomipramine (Anafranil)

Ethosuximide (Zarontin)

Thiothixene (Navane)

Clonazepam (Klonopin)

Felbamate (Felbatol)

Tiagabine (Gabatril)

Clozapine (Clozaril)

Fentanyl (Duragesic)

Topiramate (Topamax)

Codeine (Tylenol with Codeine)

Fluoxetine (Prozac)

Tranylcypromine (Parnate)

Desipramine (Norpramin)

Fluphenazine (Permitil, Prolixin)

Trazodone (Desyrel)

Diazepam (Valium)

Flurazepam (Dalmane)

Triazolam (Halcion)

Digoxin (Lanoxin)

Fluvoxamine (Luvox)

Trifluoroperazine (Stelazine)

Disopyramide (Norpace)

Gabapentin (Neurontin)

Trimipramine (Surmontil)

Divalproex sodium (Depakote,

Halazepam (Paxipam)

Venlafaxine (Effexor, Effexor

Depakote ER)

Haloperidol (Haldol)

XR)

Doxepin (Sinequan, Zonalon,

Hydrocodone (Vicodin)

Ziprasidone (Geodon)

Prudoxin)

Hydromorphone (Dilaudid)

Zolpidem (Ambien)

Duloxetine (Cymbalta)

Imipramine (Tofranil)

Zonisamide (Zonegran)

Escitalopram (Lexapro)

Isocarboxazid (Marplan)

Estazolam (Prosom)

Levetiracetam (Keppra)

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