More pharmacists are questioning the use of antipsychotics in patients WITHOUT psychotic disorders

More pharmacists are questioning the use of antipsychotics in patients WITHOUT psychotic disorders.

Researchers and others are pointing out when the risks of antipsychotics are likely to outweigh their benefit.

Dementia. Try to avoid antipsychotics for behavioural symptoms...they increase the risk of stroke and death. Recommend saving them for dangerous behaviours...or disturbing hallucinations or delusions.

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