Caregiver Story by RichardJ | AgingCare Caregiver Stories

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RichardJ

Nov 18, 2012

     When mom, who has symptoms consistent with Alzheimer's, was in rehab recently recovering from a fractured hip, the facility had her evaluated by their contracted psychiatrist, who recommended Seroquel. I checked the Physician's Desk Reference. Seroquel can cause death and "Seroquel anger" and is NOT approved by the FDA for dementia. I refused this prescription and took her home. She's doing fine.
    

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