May 27, 2016 - 09:40 AM
It is worth noting that aggression can be a form of communication in the elderly. Additionally, aggression, hallucinations, and agitation can be caused by other drugs commonly prescribed for seniors. Anti-psychotics carry a very high risk of cardiovascular events, and anti-depressants are often an effective alternative to antipsychotics. Comprehensive Medication Reviews can help you identify appropriate alternatives to anti-psychotics for behavior related symptoms, along with non-pharmacological ways to treat agitation. Please see the website in my profile for more information on Medication Reviews, and the list of medication-related problems that can be solved.