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ANY patient on newer (atypical) antipsychotics 2.32 times more likely to have a stroke

September 3 2008 at 5:28 PM
than when not taking drugs 

Response to 'Antipsychotics, particularly ATYPICALS, more than triple stroke risk in dementia

"...Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found that any patients given antipsychotics were 1.73 times more likely to have a stroke than when they were not taking the drugs, with 1.69 times the risk on typical and 2.32 times on atypical antipsychotics..."

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