Children and young adults without psychosis who are prescribed high-dose antipsychotic medications are at increased risk of unexpected death, despite the availability of other medications to treat their conditions, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published today in JAMA Psychiatry. Unexpected death includes deaths due to unintentional drug overdose or cardiovascular/metabolic causes. In […]Continue Reading ...
TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 — For older adults with dementia, trazodone is associated with a comparable risk for falls and fractures as that of atypical antipsychotics, according to a study published online Nov. 26 in CMAJ, the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association. Jennifer A. Watt, M.D., from the University of Toronto, and colleagues compared […]Continue Reading ...
June 27, 2017 Off-label use of antipsychotic medicines to regard sufferers with dementia has diminished dramatically in recent times because of teaching programs caution of higher possibility of demise. Alternatively, the ones campaigns have now not concerned about care settings out of doors of nursing properties, leaving community-dwelling adults with dementia prone to doubtlessly deadly […]Continue Reading ...
June 27, 2017 Off-label use of antipsychotic drugs to regard sufferers with dementia has decreased dramatically in recent times because of education schemes caution of higher chance of demise. Alternatively, the ones campaigns have no longer excited by care settings out of doors of nursing houses, leaving community-dwelling adults with dementia liable to probably deadly […]Continue Reading ...
As physicians attempt to decrease antipsychotic use in seniors with dementia, they need to be aware that trazadone, frequently used as an alternative, is associated with a similar risk of falls and major fractures as atypical antipsychotics, according to new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). “As clinicians move to decrease antipsychotic use, we […]Continue Reading ...
Off-label use of antipsychotic medicines to regard sufferers with dementia has decreased dramatically lately because of education schemes caution of greater chance of demise. On the other hand, the ones campaigns have no longer taken with care settings outdoor of nursing houses, leaving community-dwelling adults with dementia susceptible to probably deadly negative effects, in line […]Continue Reading ...
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