Table 3

Top 20 drugs most commonly resulting in inappropriate prescribing according to FORTA, PRISCUS and EU(7)-PIM (drugs analysed in total 24 535)

PIMFORTAPRISCUSEu(7)-PIM
Omeprazole448
Phenprocoumon441
Diclofenac390
Ibuprofen335
Acetyl salicylic acid (analgesic)191
Glimepiride144144
Pantoprazole157
Ginkgo biloba leaves152
Glimepiride144144
Verapamil116116
Moxonidine114114
Spironolactone107
Tramadol105105
Theophylline104104
Acetyl salicylic acid (antiplatelet agent)100
Amitriptyline808888
Digitoxin3293
Amitriptyline808888
Molsidomine76
Tilidin76
  • FORTA, Fit fOR The Aged.