Asians with dementia had a 14% lower likelihood of being given anti-dementia drug prescriptions and received these drugs for 15 fewer days annually on average, compared with whites, researchers reported in the journal Clinical Epidemiology. The findings also showed that antipsychotic drugs were prescribed 27 days longer among blacks and 17 days longer among Asians, compared with whites.
Study finds racial gaps in dementia drug prescriptions
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