A rebuke to years of off-label marketing by pharmaceutical companies behind closed doctors’ doors was just published in the form of a journal article demonstrating that the use of atypical antipsychotic medications significantly increase the risk of death in elderly Alzheimer’s patients. The biggest risk …

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Antipsychotic Use in Elderly, Alzheimer’s

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  1. Hi John,
    A very alarming yet interesting post, I think we only scratch the surface of the reality and dangers that prescribed medication can cause.
    Thank you for making people aware of this.
    Regards
    Dawn Pugh
    http://everytherapist.com

  2. I’ve worked in nursing homes as a Social Services Director and have seen psychotropic drug use way too much for residents with dementia. I always got on staff and doctors to wean the residents off because they do nothing for the elderly except make them little zombies.

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