People with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can become restless, aggressive, or disruptive. Doctors often prescribe powerful antipsychotic drugs to treat these behaviors. But in most cases, antipsychotics should not be the first choice for treatment. For one thing, they don't help much.
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