Antipsychotics would increase mortality in patients with Alzheimer’s disease
Via Physician’s First Watch: Patients with Alzheimer Disease on Antipsychotics Show Increased Mortality Patients with Alzheimer disease who take antipsychotic drugs may be at increased long-term risk for death, according to a study published online in Lancet Neurology.
Risk of death in patients with dementia that use typical antipsychotics: EMEA’s press release
Questions and answers on the review of the use of conventional antipsychotic medicines in elderly patients with dementia The European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has completed a review of the evidence available on the safety of conventional antipsychotic medicines in elderly patients with dementia. The Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has concluded that there […]