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Table 2 Characteristics of potential drug-drug interactions

From: Epidemiology of potential drug-drug interactions in elderly population admitted to critical care units of Peshawar, Pakistan

Variables No. of Patients (%)
Potential drug-drug interactions
 Present 742 (71.07%)
 Absent 302 (28.93%)
Most severe PDDI seen in each patient
 Contraindicated 6 (0.81%)
 Major 618 (83.29%)
 Moderate 113 (15.23%)
 Minor 5 (0.67%)
Diseases with highest prevalence of PDDIs
 Myocardial Infarction 257 (34.64%)
 Cerebrovascular Accident 82 (11.05%)
 Acute Coronary Syndrome 79 (10.65%)
 Heart Failure 44 (5.93%)