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Prescribed drugs and deterioration in Alzheimer's disease

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 08 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:284

In a cohort of 224 patients with Alzheimer's disease whose disease progression was measured over 12 months, prescription of antipsychotics and sedatives hastened deterioration. Deterioration was slowed, however, by specific memory related …

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