Sideeffects of drugs

The older drugs cause extrapyramidal side-effects commonly, particularly increases in muscle tone (stiffness), and tremor; risperidone and the other atypi-cals can also cause these, though less frequently.

The main problem with the atypical medications has been weight gain, and olanzepine seems to be notable for this; it seems to have an appetite-stimulating effect, and cases of diabetes (Koro et al., 2002) have also been recorded. There is also a risk of stroke (Ballard et al., 2006) in elderly patients with Alzheimer's disease and behavioural problems, so that risperidone and olanzepine are now contraindicated in these patients. By extension, they would probably be best avoided in all elderly patients, and possibly also in all those with cerebral vascular risk factors of whatever age.

Supplements For Diabetics

Supplements For Diabetics

All you need is a proper diet of fresh fruits and vegetables and get plenty of exercise and you'll be fine. Ever heard those words from your doctor? If that's all heshe recommends then you're missing out an important ingredient for health that he's not telling you. Fact is that you can adhere to the strictest diet, watch everything you eat and get the exercise of amarathon runner and still come down with diabetic complications. Diet, exercise and standard drug treatments simply aren't enough to help keep your diabetes under control.

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