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What is the effect on the brain of long-term use of effexor?

Posted 5 Jan 2012 by elaineatkins 7 answers

Does long-term use of effexor lead to memory loss, brain damge and/or dementia? I know it inhibits platelet aggregation and leads to bleeding and severe bruising resulting from a very slight impact. As I am aged 66 years, I am concerned that continued use of effexor may hasten dementia and memory ...

What is your experience in using L-theanine for improving sleep quality?

Posted 24 Feb 2011 by lnko 4 answers

I have also problems in concentration, learning and memorising. I was told that L-theanine could be used in such cases. Please, share your experience. This will help me to improve my health. Thanks in advance.

Is trazodone safe for elderly dementia patient? does it help with anxiety?

Posted 26 Jun 2013 by unhappyinnursinghome 3 answers

My mom is 96years old and in a wheelchair. She is very unhappy with her life in a nursing home. She has high anxiety and extreme nervous energy and is bored, but nursing home activities do not interest her nor television. Can Trazodone help with all this along with helping her to sleep? She is ...

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.

Question about assistance with medication management?

Posted 16 Nov 2016 by jdd123 1 answer

My ex-wife does not take her daily medicine for early onset dementia, but is still able to live independently. I am trying to find a service/organization that provides in-home dispensing of medications on a daily basis, without a 2 hour minimum fee per day. Any suggestions? thanks

Is it possible for some medications to bring on early on-set Alzheimer's disease or dementia?

Posted 1 Sep 2016 by G mc 1 answer

I was wondering if some medications, such as antidepressants, antipsychotic, or anti anxiety medications, for example, could possible accelerate the rate at which these conditions could affect a person? The reason I am concerned about this is that many of the medications available cause memory ...

Husband has beginning stages of dementia, he takes gabapentin,trazadone,lisinipril,donepezil?

Posted 8 Sep 2016 by patsycake1 0 answers

and glimepirade, and risperidone.. will drinking a Rob Roy every evening at dinner, cause problems for him, like personality changes, like severe anger.

Constipation - what do you do for elderly with no motility in the bowels, fecal matter just sits in?

Posted 8 Aug 2016 by donW1960 0 answers

... there, person is 91 with dementia, on hospice.

Rivastigmine - My sister who has severe dementia and has a 9.5 patch on every day the mental health?

Posted 9 Aug 2016 by Anne Millington 0 answers

... team have taken her off it and are monitoring her over the next few weeks,is there any danger of taking it off her or would it have been better just to reduce the dosage.she has been off it for 2 days now and I've noticed a change in that she's talking more and is more awake,what are ...

For those of you that take Paxil... are you concerned about the reports that it may cause dementia?

Posted 6 Jul 2016 by alihope 1 answer

I took Paxil for probably 15 years and it worked perfect for me at a very low dose... 2.5 mg. I was taking it for anxiety/panic disorder. When I heard the reports about it being linked to dementia I switched to Lexapro. I have been on it for 2 months and have been anxious the whole time and have ...

Is it safe for an elderly dementia patient to take Zyprexa?

Posted 29 Jun 2016 by boobey1 1 answer

My mother, who is diagnosed as having dementia, was recently placed in a nursing home. Recently, she became physically aggressive with a nursing home faculty member. Thereafter, she was seen by the nursing home's psychiatrist who prescribed her Zyprexa. After reading information, on your ...

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