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HealthinAging.org: "Ten Medications Older Adults Should Avoid Or Use With Caution."
UpToDate: "Treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the older patient."
Mayo Clinic: "Hypoglycemia."
Cleveland Clinic: "Top Prescription Drugs Older Adults Should Avoid."
Harvard Health: "5 medications that can cause problems in older age."
FDA: "As You Age: You and Your Medicines."
Consumer Reports: "Muscle Relaxants: What You Should Know."
American Diabetes Association: "Hypoglycemia (Low Blood sugar)."
American Geriatrics Society: "2019 Updated AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults."
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