October 7, 2016

New Study Finds Antipsychotic Medications Increase Pneumonia Risk

A study conducted by researchers from the University of Eastern Finland confirms that antipsychotic medications can raise the risk of pneumonia, especially in elderly patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The study, published in the August issue of the Chest Journal, determined that the risk of pneumonia is highest at the start of the antipsychotic treatment…

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