She has been taking them for 18 months.Someone told us she would have to come off gradually.
20 Nov 2011
Hello Hardware. Just reading up on the drug, I agree that a gradual, easing up, taper be done. You might ask your mothers doctor or pharmacist how to go about this. I'm no doctor but I'd not suddenly stop the drug. I wonder if its helped her? Is that the reason shes wanting to stop taking the aricept? Best wishes,
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