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My dad takes Aricept, he is perfectly normal during the day but becomes extremely agitated at night?

Posted 9 Jun 2017 by Rhyme 0 answers

... which interrupts his and my mom's sleep. He takes his dose during the day, I was wondering what is the best time to take the medication, daytime or night time?

Why would Namenda be prescribed for mini strokes?

Posted 20 Jan 2017 by becker6 0 answers

My mother has had a few mini strokes, according to her neuro. Her balance is off too, he says this is part of it. She has had MRI and EEG, he put her on Namenda and Aricept. Has anyone heard of this treatment? My father is or has been on both for his dementia. I just wonder what it's supposed ...

Does drinking alcohol have any effect on you while taking Aricept?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 by Gingersnaps3 0 answers

Does drinking alcohol while taking Aricept dangerous or have any bad side effects.. does drinking alcohol while taking Aricept effect the way Aricept is suppose to work

Alzheimer's Disease - Is there a guide to show when to stop Namenda and Aricept? Is there a time?

Posted 11 Apr 2016 by 4sisters4 0 answers

... when they are no longer effective? My mother (85) is a hospice patient because of lung disease. Her nurse suggested that we might want to stop these two medications because after a while they are not as effective. She has been taking these medications since 2009.

Aricept, relating to the brain fog & short term memory issues?

Posted 23 Apr 2016 by Angelady57 1 answer

I have major issues with brain fog and short term memory loss, if its not in front of me or coming out of my mouth is pretty much gone. I'm having huge issues just keeping my thoughts straight.

Aricept 10mg & Namenda xr 21mg together is it safe?

Posted 18 May 2016 by Sundevels 0 answers

Can a patient take Aricept and namenda together?

Nightmares taking Aricept?

Posted 12 Mar 2016 by BeeGuy 2 answers

My wife has been taking the generic for at least 4 or 5 months. She started on 5mg and she is now on 23mg. She has started having nightmares every night for at least a week. Many times she is talking in her sleep and will answer me though she will not remember. Sometimes if I touch her when she is ...

Would neurontin be safe to use in a mild cognitive impairment/dementia patient with RA and spinal s?

Posted 22 Dec 2015 by Mommasmeds 2 answers

Stenosis currently on aricept, Zoloft, donepzil, methotrexate and SIMPONI aria?

Aricept 5 Is being administered in the morning 10 am upon rising. At 7 am or so Alz patient wakes up

Posted 12 Mar 2016 by Chorizo 0 answers

... very agitated confused & feisty even paranoid abt someone a man being after him. Wld changing the time he takes the medication to before going to bed help? Do they hv a tendency of waking up confused & sggresive? How shld I make the change giving it in the morning and at night the first ...

My mother had been on Aricept and Namenda for about 5 years when a new doctor took her off of both?

Posted 2 Aug 2015 by Patricia Holmes 2 answers

5 dads later she she ended up in the hospital with strange behaviors. All tests showed nothing unusual. Even a ct scan was normal or no change from a prior one. She went from walking and feeding herself to wheelchair bound and needing assistance with feeding. She has gotten progressively worse over ...

Can aricept increase libido?

Posted 26 Sep 2015 by WHY ISB 1 answer

My 79 yr old dad has been on Aricept for about 1 yr and appears to exhibit some inappropriate sexual behaviors such as exposing himself, masturbating and touching unfamiliar females. We're not sure whether Aricpet is the cause. Has anyone else experienced this?

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?

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