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Common antipsychotics dangerous for older adults, new study says

Common antipsychotics dangerous for older adults, new study says

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Adding to the concerns about off-label use of antipsychotics, a new study has found four of the most common medications lack safety and effectiveness in older adults.

Physician defends use of antipsychotics for dementia patients in nursing homes

In response to a recent report from the Office of the Inspector General, a prominent psychiatrist is defending the practice of prescribing antipsychotic medications for nursing home residents with dementia.

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