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Old Age, Neuroleptics and Falls

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Anyone know which anti-psychotics should be used and should be avoided in old patients that are at risk from falls?

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SPMM says Risperidone and Clozapine (could cause hypotension)

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both causes hypotension and so may not be the right choices.

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These should be avoided, that`s what I meant to say :)

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These should be avoided, that`s what I meant to say :)

 

yes, i've just come across it, thanks

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Avoid risperidone and clozapine as causes postural hypotension. and give quetiapine.

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