More than half of persons with Alzheimer’s disease aged 90 years or more use psychotropic drugs

Posted by on October 3, 2016 1:24 pm
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Psychotropic drug use is rather common among persons aged 90 years of more diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease compared with those who were diagnosed at younger age, concludes a study in Finland. Persons aged 90 years or more used antipsychotics 5 times and antidepressants 2.5 times more often than those without the disease in the same age group.

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