Tag - elderly patients

A human guinea pig

With atrial fibrillation, a high pulse rate and elevated blood pressure, I’ve gone through at least seven different medications, prescribed by my GP, over the last two years. I’m 71 and could not tolerate any of them due to side-effects that I’d...

ANTIPSYCHOTICS:Killers by any name

We’ve covered the health hazards of ‘atypical’ antipsychotics, including the recent FDA warning that they increase mortality among elderly patients. But a new study has just been published that draws the same conclusion for the older, ‘conventional’...

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