Table 2

Acceptance rates of top three drugs that were most frequently suggested for deprescribing, as stratified by therapeutic classes

Drug classesIntervention acceptedIntervention rejectedAcceptance rate (%)
Cardiovascular agents (n=27)
 Simvastatin6366.7
 Fenofibrate6275.0
 Atorvastatin2250.0
Gastrointestinal agents (n=250)
 Omeprazole1524477.6
 Esomeprazole19773.1
 Famotidine18385.7
Supplements (n=215)
 Folic acid671680.7
 High-dose vitamin B12 571480.3
 Cholecalciferol8657.1
Others (n=11)
 Haloperidol20100.0
 Hydroxyzine20100.0
  Mirtazapine20100.0