WARNING: Increased risk of death in Alzheimer’s disease patients also taking anxiety drug

WARNING: Increased risk of death in Alzheimer’s disease patients also taking anxiety drug
 

Alzheimer's patients taking some anxiety drugs were 40 per cent more at risk of death Death could come form a number of events Dementia patients taking the drugs should be on a short-term basis only, researchers urge Drugs help to control anxiety, insomnia and agitation Patients taking benzodiazepines were 40 per cent more likely to die, according to the University of East Finland.
The increased risk of death could come from a number of adverse events, including pneumonia, strokes, and fall-related injuries.
Dementia patients often take the medication, and related drugs, to help them deal... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Health, Views: 53
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