It had evidenced that the prevalence of the falls is associates to the feminine sex and can be explained by bigger exposition to the domestic activities and by presenting a lesser amount of muscular mass and force when compared with men of the same age. Subject 4 – Breaking x medicine Use x physiological alterations Coutinho et al. (2002), they had studied 484 individuals that had been interned had the decurrent breaking of falls, had related the previous medicine use, such as the benzodiazepnicos and the betabloqueadores. These contribuiram in the increase of the risk of falls and breakings, acting in physiological and psicomotor, that had unchained the hipotenso, associated with reduction of the muscular mass and ssea density favoring the fall. Still they describe that he has an important increase in the risk of fall between aged that they use medicines, in the special one the benzodiazepnicos, therefore possesss sedativa activity and blockade adrenergic, being responsible for psicomotora alteration, increases the probability of postural hipotenso, the agents hipntico-sedatives of long stocking-life, used in doses effective can cause residual sedao during the day between the aged ones, with this premaking use this patient giddiness, ataxia, confusion increase the fall risk, associate the reduction of the muscular mass and ssea density causes an increased probability of that such falls result in Gawryszewshi breakings (2010), tells in its study that the antidepressants and the polimedicao he is associated with the increased risk of falls, having as main consequence the breaking.
Hamra et al. (2007), it tells in its study that the medicine use this related with the decurrent breaking of fall for provoking postural hipotenso, sleepiness, giddiness, necessity of urinar with bigger frequency, amongst other the most common effect being captopril, clonazepam, hidroclorotiazida, cinarizina and flunarizina. Souza, J.A.G. ; Iglesias, A.C.R.G. (2010), the use of benzodiazepnicos of long duration also associated as factor of risk identified in its study.