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Antipsychotic drug interactions common among older adults

KEY POINT

Drug interactions with antipsychotic agents are prevalent in older adults and have been shown to increase the risk of death, according to results of a retrospective cohort study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

SOURCES

Liperoti R, et al. Antipsychotic drug interactions and mortality among nursing home residents with cognitive impairment. J Clin Psychiatry. 2017;78(1):e76–e82. 

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