Sedatives Increase Risk of Pneumonia in Alzheimer’s Patients, Study Says

Sedatives Increase Risk of Pneumonia in Alzheimer’s Patients, Study Says
Sedatives increase the risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study, acting as a reminder to physicians that non-medical approaches should be considered before drugs in these patients. The study, “Risk of pneumonia associated with incident benzodiazepine use among community-dwelling adults with Alzheimer disease,” was published in the Canadian Medical

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