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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.

82 year psychosphrenic patient with dementia started fainting while taking mg Lamitcal, 80mg Geodon?

Posted 10 Sep 2017 by treefire 2 answers

As well as 250mg Depokote, and Tylenol. Is the interaction Tylenol or Lamictal?

I am over 60 and very active, generally good health?

Posted 20 Sep 2017 by Sadow119 0 answers

I have scheduled uterine and bladder prolapse surgery. Having recently lost my mother, who suffered from dementia and prolapse problems leading to multiple bladder infections, I am being proactive. I have put this off several years but think it may now be a good idea before aging anymore. I am ...

Over medication - 97 yr old female?

Posted 19 Jul 2017 by mdjks 2 answers

I had a concern about one of my mom's medications so I started researching. I was pretty disturbed after entering all 25 medications she is being given. The end result was 8 Major, 44 Moderate, 3 Minor interactions and 3 sets of Duplication containing multiple items for each. She has numerous ...

Happy news of recovery from long term prednisone dementia etc problems please share hope?

Posted 17 Jun 2017 by Gayle marie 1234 0 answers

Need hopeful sucess stories on recovering from damage after long term prednisone and details. Plenty of bad news need positives

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

Posted 24 Apr 2017 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.

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 ...

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 2 answers

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 ...

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