Prevalence of Central Nervous Systemโ€“Active Polypharmacy Among Older Adults With #Dementia in the US

Community-dwelling older adults with dementia have a high prevalence of psychotropic and opioid use. In these patients, central nervous system (CNS)โ€“active polypharmacy may increase the risk for impaired cognition, fall-related injury, and death. Objective To determine the extent of CNS-active polypharmacy among community-dwelling older adults with dementia in the US. Design, Setting, and Participants Cross-sectional …

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