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Dementiaantipsychotic Drugs

Are antipsychotic drugs more dangerous to dementia patients than we think?

Drugs aimed at quelling the behavior problems of dementia patients may also hasten their deaths more than previously realized, a new study finds.

The research adds more troubling evidence to the case against antipsychotic drugs as a treatment for the delusions, hallucinations, agitation and aggression that many people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias… Are antipsychotic drugs more dangerous to dementia patients than we think?   



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