A 78-year-old male asked:
Is quetiapine 50mg tablets good for the elderly with dementia. i was prescribed that pill. should i ask for abilify or another alternative?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Quietepine is a common medication for dementia in older patients, yes. I would recommend trying/taking it as prescribed and following up with the treating physician in about one month - sooner with any new or worsening problems. To my knowledge, ability is good for mood disorder and depression, but not for dementia alone.
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Last updated May 12, 2019
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