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Haldol

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   



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