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

Posted 5 Jan 2012 by elaineatkins 11 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.

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

Posted 1 day 15 hours ago 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 ...

I would like to know if a dementia side effect to Neurontin is reversed once the drug is stopped?

Posted 6 days ago by nmoyer 0 answers

I have been on Neurontin due to nerve pain from a severe ankle fracture last fall. I plan to try to wean myself off of it as soon as possible. In the meantime I have had some troubling issues including blurred vision and possible dementia - which I am now thinking may be drug related.

Urinary tract infection can lead to dementia?

Posted 20 Mar 2017 by Koray 1 answer

My grandma is 82 and she has had her kneecaps replaced and broke her right foot twice and her spine is a mess. She can barely walk so did not drink water much in order not to have to pee. Tried as we might, we could not chnge this terrible habit. She has developed a urinary infection now and has ...

I just started useing the estradiol 0.06 mg patches just started today will I gain weight ?

Posted 11 Mar 2017 by Charlbestrong 1 answer

I had a partial hysterectomy years ago been going threw menopause since 42 now I'm 49 just started the estradiol 0.06 mg patches,worried about weight gain and cancer dementia both runs in my family

Will She Wake And Recover From Her Coma? :'(?

Posted 10 Feb 2017 by Tlawson99 2 answers

My older sister(adult) was recently Hospitalized due to an asthma attack that couldn't be treated fast enough causing her to passing out until the ambulance came (So it goes). She has been in a "coma" for almost a week now and is not waking up. The doctor DID say the had some brain ...

Hi, I have been on lamotrigine / Lamictal 300mg., per day for 9 years for partial seizures. I?

Posted 1 Feb 2017 by LaCrosse 123 0 answers

... noticed that I have a lot of memory loss so I lowered my doss to 150mg., per day about 2 months ago. I don't know if that's going to help but i don't want to loose my mind!! I'm in the legal field so that means i have to be a sharp thinker and I'm not anymore. I ...

If ZzzQuil causes dementia, why is it still on the shelf?

Posted 16 Jan 2017 by micki42 0 answers

Consumer Reports February issue claims that ZzzQuil will cause dementia. How worried should I be since I've been using it for over a year?

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

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