Safer Meds for Alzheimer’s/Dementia Related Psychosis

In Raleigh News & Observer 11-15  Joe & Terry Graden recommend two safer alternatives to the strong sedatives’ side effects, including increased risk of death.

Off-label: 1]  label1dextromethorphan,  & 2]  Quinidine. see  JAMA, sept 22/29,2015 for 220 subject study showing significant decrease in agitation and aggression.

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