The Costs of Antipsychotics

The Costs of Antipsychotics

There are lots of problems with the use of popular antipsychotics with nursing home residents. No medications have been approved by the FDA for behavioral symptoms of dementia. “Off-label” prescriptions of antipsychotics are common, however, with up to 60% of nursing home patients with dementia prescribed such drugs. And certainly most doctors would say that […]