Tag: psychiatric drugs and the elderly

Government Issues Warning About Pill Pushed on the Elderly

From CNN: The US government is warning insurance companies to be on the lookout for suspicious prescriptions of a drug being used in nursing...

How Big Pharma and the Medical Doctors Killed my Father

When the nurses tried to give him other medications, my father refused. They accused him of being “combative” and “uncooperative,” and they injected him with the highly toxic, incredibly dangerous, mind-bending antipsychotic HALDOL.

“It Might Not Be Dementia—How Pharma for Seniors Can Go Seriously...

For Alternet, Martha Rosenberg discusses the dangers of overmedicating seniors and older adults. She interviews Dr. Harry Haroutunian about his new book, “Not As...