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What is best treatment for bed sores?

Posted 13 Jan 2013 by kemble77 5 answers

man had refused to allow caregivers to move him when allowed two and a half days later man has bed sores what now is best treatment man weighs 270 pounds?

Exelon - Why is this medication so expensive $900/mo. my husband cant take it because of the cost?

Posted 7 Feb 2018 by grammadi58 0 answers

So unfair. Dont you pharmaceutical companies realize what the patient and caregiver are going through with just this horrible, incurable disease? Patients should come first. Weve lost that in medicine. What a shame.

Combining anti psychotic haloperidol with Zoloft and other heart, dementia meds?

Posted 29 Apr 2017 by MissouriMom 0 answers

We seem to have a relative who is wife/caregiver for a dementia patient who, for the 3rd time we know of, has gone to the doctor to get more medications because patient gets agitated. We notice he gets agitated when she is hurrying him, or yelling at him. Among a total of 7 pills daily (heart and ...

Hi,I'm new to this group,I have a question,my Dr.prescribed me nortriptyline for fibromyalgia pain,I

Posted 18 Nov 2016 by Tonya B 29 1 answer

... was on lyrics,but can't afford it now,so I'm wondering could it help me an does it put you in a deep sleep an can it give you energy? I'm a caregiver of a quad an I want to be able to hear him thru the night if he needs me,but since off lyrics,my chronic fatigue syndrome an IBS ...

Hi,I'm new to this group,I'm a caregiver for a quadriplegic an sometimes he is mean an sometimes?

Posted 21 Nov 2016 by Tonya B 29 1 answer

... nice,our life have truly changed due to a car accident, I feel alone in this an sometimes alittle sad an want our old life back,but I know that is not going to happen,I just need to talk to others,who are experience this same lifestyle,thanks

Too much rapid insulin?

Posted 5 Oct 2016 by Jaurdin 0 answers

My grandfather is in the ICU. I've been his full time caregiver for one year now. He has diabetes and was recently put in ICU for almost 600 fasting blood sugar. The dr DC'd the insulin pump. The nurse was checking his sugar every hour, his sugar was 583 so the nurse gave him 30u of rapid ...

Hi I am the sole caregiver for my 88yr old Grandma. I am finding it sometimes overwhelming. She has?

Posted 17 May 2016 by Kcootie 1 answer

... memory loss and neuro deficits. Any suggestions for how to de-stress and/or get help dealing with all the feelings?

Family wants to take my 96 year old Grandma off of Meloxicam ! :(?

Posted 11 Nov 2015 by jizu 1 answer

Hi, I am currently one of my grandparents' primary caregivers. My aunt and mother would like to take my 94 year old grandmother off of meloxicam because "she doesn't feel pain anymore" and a vague web-o-pedia = "it's hurting her kidneys." She has severe dementia ...

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