Beers Criteria

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Release Date : April 25 2024

Beers Criteria®: American Geriatrics Society updated AGS Beers Criteria® for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults (2023)

 This guideline is provided by the American Geriatric Society (AGS) regarding potentially inappropriate medications (not definitively inappropriate medications) for individuals ages 65 and older; these standards are known as the Beers Criteria®. This guideline was created to assist healthcare providers in decision-making while also taking into consideration a patient's preferences, needs, and goals, especially when there are numerous medications prescribed for multiple chronic diseases.

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