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What the best medication is for dementia or alzheimers is? Is seroquel appropriate for sleeplessness

Posted 14 Feb 2014 by Vegerton 5 answers

My father is unable to sleep at night and becomes very agitated. He has dementia. Seroquel or risperdol are either appropriate to help with this issue.

How long can a person live with dementia?

Posted 22 Feb 2011 by Like2Know 3 answers

once it starts to get worse and not better... how much longer do they have?

Donepezil - Are there any adverse effects of discontinuing aricept abruptly?

Posted 4 Aug 2010 by bkrajca 1 answer

If the medication is stopped, will there be any serious effect if it is done abruptly as opposed to tapering it off?

Gabapentin vs Lyrica?

Posted 8 Jul 2014 by DaughterofLaura 6 answers

My Mom has alzheimer's and has had damage from TIA's. Her left leg really bothers her & her Neurologist prescribed Gabapentin and Mom has still been complaining of Left Leg pain, so Dr prescribed Lyrica. I looked at some old posts about this - seems like tons of side effects for ...

How long does it typically take for Namenda to work its way completely out of your system after?

Posted 26 Dec 2011 by jgreg1957 1 answer

... going off it? I haven't been able to find this information anywhere. The doctor took my mother off this drug, which is very good, but we don't know how long it will stay in her system. The drug has made her confusion a hundred times worse. Plus it hass made her argumentative, ...

Did taking namenda lead to my mom's death?

Posted 31 May 2011 by mollyaction 3 answers

After having my 82 year old alzheimer's mother for almost 4 years at our house, we thought it time to put her into a nursing home. I had tried aerocept but had a lot of side effects--mostly confusion and tiredness. I tried the patch, but with about the same results. She also had a pace-maker, ...

Why is Alzheimer's disease fatal?

Posted 8 Aug 2009 by lnb965 2 answers

I would like to know the cost of Namenda, I am doing some research on this medication for my Mom?

Posted 22 Aug 2009 by FM1957 1 answer

My Mom had been using the Excelon patches for a few months, There was no difference in her memory while wearing these patches. I know that even though there is no change in memory it does slow the progession down of the disease, but the patches cost over $200.00 Per Month and her insurance did not ...

What drugs help aggression in Alzheimer's patients?

Posted 25 Jan 2010 by jerseykathy 3 answers

My father (88) has mid-stage Alzheimers's and is taking Aricept. After a recent stay in the hospital he has become extremely argumentative and paranoid. My mother (81) wants to keep my father at home for as long as possible but the mood swings are getting more difficult to deal with. What drug ...

How long can you stay on Aricept ?

Posted 12 Aug 2010 by kc1954 1 answer

My mother has been taking Aricept for a little over 4 years now, and they added Numenda a year ago. How long can she stay on Aricept? Forever? I recently read that it is only effective for 6 mo-1 year?? She is losing ground now month by month, so we don't know if ANY meds are helping.

Cymbalta - Should Alzheimer patients should take Cymybalta?

Posted 22 Nov 2013 by aarmaghan 2 answers

My mother has Alzheimer and sever Chase of Anxiety attack; should she be taking Cymbalta for Anxiety?

Is there any "danger" in taking 10 mg. of donepezil TWICE a day ?

Posted 25 Aug 2014 by AZhusband 1 answer

My wife started with 5 mg. for several months, then up to 10mg. for about the last 6 months. Now the doctor has increased it to 10mg. twice a day. Typical or not often done??

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