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Posted 4 Aug 2010 • 1 answer
If the medication is stopped, will there be any serious effect if it is done abruptly as opposed to tapering it off?
Posted 18 Nov 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 17 May 2012 • 3 answers
Any similar symptoms or advice?
Posted 2 Mar 2012 • 2 answers
I can not take Abilify. I get so dizzy like motion sickness and end up throwing up. I took 1 dose 5 mg and it was bad. I think it may be due to the 20 mg Aricept I take.
Posted 10 Oct 2009 • 1 answer
My grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer's three years ago and has been taking Aricept regularly for quite awhile now but he seems like hes getting worse as time goes on, was wondering if Aricept eventually stops working if on it for any length of time
Posted 18 Jan 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 25 Jan 2010 • 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 ...
Posted 12 Aug 2010 • 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.
Posted 26 Sep 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 22 Feb 2011 • 4 answers
Seroquel, Comtan and vitamins, D, Folic Acid, B12. He has become combative and sometime violent, danger to his caretakers and himself. What to do?
Posted 19 Nov 2011 • 2 answers
My husband has been taking namenda and aricept for 6 months. Lately, he has been complaining about seeing patches of color, such as blue and red. When stares at it awhile, it fades. Has anyone had this reaction?
Posted 23 Feb 2012 • 1 answer
I give my sister her meds and the only time I can be at her home is in the a.m.
Posted 19 Aug 2009 • 1 answer
Is there a "half life" for the drug Aricept? and if so, how much?
Posted 15 Jul 2010 • 3 answers
Will these side effects subside with time or should she decrease to 5mg vs try another medication for her dementia? CathyBruce
Posted 23 Sep 2010 • 1 answer
... Several weeks ago, my mother was hospitalized with Bronchial Pneumonia, and while there, the doctor announced that she had a slow heart rate, and stopped the Aricept. Today, I brought her back to her Neurologist, discussed what has been happening with my mother, and mentioned that the GP had ...
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