Dr. Allen Powers Speaks Out
Today on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Dr. Power shared his insights on Dementia Beyond Drugs, which was a fascinating conversation. One which I’ve heard from several people with Dementia how wonderful it was to hear a professional that really seems to understand the disease and the needs of those diagnosed with memory loss.
He also just posted this this article on his blog about a new study from the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry raises some new questions. The study looked at the 4 commonly-used atypical antipsychotics in 332 people for up to 2 years. They found
(1) lack of significant improvement,
(2) a high discontinuation rate, and
(3) high rates of both serious and minor adverse events for all four drugs.
Check out the rest of the article HERE