Dementia Today.net

Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Antipsychotics

Certain Antipsychotics Up Risk of Death for Patients With Dementia

Compared to other antipsychotic drugs, haloperidol (Haldol) raises the risk of death in elderly patients with dementia, a new study finds.

One outside expert believes the finding should aid in dementia care. “This data provides much-needed guidance and reassurance for the ever-increasing number of health care practitioners treating older demented patients,” said Dr. Gisele… Certain Antipsychotics Up Risk of Death for Patients With Dementia   



Living with dementia

neurodegenerative disorder4 - memory capacity1 - psychomotor retardation1 - alzheimer's diagnosis2 - structural imaging1 - atrial fibrillation1 - mood changes1 - fragmentation of dementia1 - huntingtons disease4 - lrp61 - berrios2 - neu11 - iron lady1 - alzheimer's drug5 - carl schneider1 - good sleep habits1 - general activity1 - frontal-lobe degeneration1 - brain injury1 - dementia-related diseases1 - dementia and down’s syndrome1 - alzheimer's disease symptoms1 - alzheimers disease25 - healthy diet1 - parkinson's disease protein1 - ucla1 - exercise games1 - beta amyloid protein1 - delirious episode1 - emission computed tomography1 -