Latest antipsychotics News

Weight gain is kicked to the curb in antipsychotic drug breakthrough
Dementia Patients At Risk From Antipsychotic Drugs
Antipsychotics for dementia linked to more harms than previously acknowledged
Hospice care for those with dementia falls far short of meeting people’s needs at the end of life
Why it’s a bad idea to mix alcohol with some medications
Risky increase in antipsychotic drugs for children
WHO issues new and updated recommendations on treatment of mental, neurological and substance use conditions
Risk of overdose higher when opioid agonists prescribed with other medicines
Australian children needed more mental health meds during the pandemic
Genetic link to depression and schizophrenia confirmed in UOW led study
Is my medicine making me feel hotter this summer? 5 reasons why
Researchers reveal worrying rise in antipsychotic prescriptions for children and young people
World Patient Safety Day 2022 – Pharmacists key to reducing medicine harm
PSA welcomes Government’s commitment to improve medicine safety in Aged Care
Statement on Inappropriate Use of Psychotropic Medicines to Manage Behaviours of People with Disability and Older People
Pharmacists can help resolve troubling aged care findings
Prescribing of psychiatric drugs to Australian kids on rise
AMA successfully lobbies against amendments to antipsychotics in aged care
Prepare to beat heat
Aged care pharmacists needed to improve quality of life for aged care residents
Sleep in children with autism
Identifying risk of unplanned emergency department transfer in aged care
Spotlight on drug use in aged care