Tag: Cognitive decline

Anticholinergic Drugs Increase Risk of Cognitive Decline

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A new study finds that anticholinergic drugs, like antidepressants and antipsychotics, are associated with mild cognitive decline.

New Medications Fail to Show Efficacy for Alzheimerā€™s Disease

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Three phase III clinical trials assessing the efficacy of Lundbeckā€™s investigational drug idalopirdine for Alzheimerā€™s disease have failed

Things Your Doctor Should Tell You About Antidepressants

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The conventional wisdom is that antidepressant medications are effective and safe. However, the scientific literature shows that the conventional wisdom is flawed. While all prescription medications have side effects, antidepressant medications appear to do more harm than good as treatments for depression.