DAAs ‘not a panacea’ for medicine management: review

Dose administration aids are “not a panacea” for all medicine management problems, and have several limitations which render them unsuitable for some patients, an Australian expert suggests.

Various limitations affecting the suitability of dose administration aids for patients were raised in a review by pharmacy academic Rohan Elliott, from Austin Health and Monash University.

Writing in Australian Prescriber, Mr Elliott said limitations of DAAs included;

  • DAAs increase in the cost of medication management