“‘They’re Waking Up’: Reducing Drugs for Dementia Patients Yields Dramatic Results”


Canada’s Global News reports that “A couple of years after a national initiative began to reduce the use of anti-psychotic medication, some people are saying the move has had an even more positive effect in Alberta than first expected … ‘Lots of teams said, ‘We didn’t realize how much pain [patients] might have been in, and so they were acting out, or having these responsive behaviors’ … ‘So when we took down the antipsychotics and gave them more Tylenol … their behaviours are way calmer.’”

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