Opioid prohibition spares no one, but the elderly are especially vulnerable. If they're in pain, chances are that they will be sent out of their physician's office with nothing more than Tylenol, which is just about useless. It almost happened to my mother. Yours may not be so fortunate.
A new meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society finds no evidence to support the use of antipsychotics, a common go-to medication, in the treatment of acute delirium in elderly patients.