TITLE

Do Benzodiazepines Cause Dementia in the Elderly?

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, William T.
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
OB/GYN Clinical Alert;Nov2012 Pharmacology Watch, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a research related to the role of benzodiazepines in causing dementia in elderly people. It mentions that the use of benzodiazepines increases the risk of Dementia by approximately 50 percent in elderly people. Further, it discusses the therapeutic benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids and Ginkgo biloba.
ACCESSION #
83408535

 

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