Prescrire drugs to avoid

TaperMD flags medications that are included on Prescrire’s annual list of “drugs to avoid.” This list contains reasons, references, and suggestions for safer alternative medications. Click on the TaperMD flag for a medication to get more information from the Prescrire list.

Prescrire is a non-profit continuing education organization, based in France, and is committed to better patient care. Prescrire and Prescrire International provide independent information, by and for healthcare professionals.