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Posted 8 Jan 2012 by • 4 answers
My father had esophagus cancer some eight years ago and lost a lot of weight. He can only eat small amounts at each meal and almost everything causes sever acid reflex. As a result he has conditioned himself to only eat those things that don't cause him pain, all of which have no nutritional ...
Posted 26 Aug 2013 by • 4 answers
Elderly lady has people coming in to apply patch but but not always around 12 hrs later. Plus... patient wants to use it continuously.
Posted 26 Jun 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 25 May 2018 by • 4 answers
... problems. I'm worried about starting this new meds. Not sure when would be the best time to take it. I have to get up in the middle of the night with an elderly friend help her to the bathroom. My emotions are all over the place. I'm not sure if this one is good for me? Please help
Posted 5 May 2018 by • 0 answers
I'd like to learn about your experiences with antidepressant use in elderly who has several other comorbidities and already on multiple medications. My grandma, 86, COPD, bronchiectasis, atrial fibrillation, glaucoma, recent hospitalization in ICU (intubated) due to pneumonia and respiratory ...
Posted 25 Mar 2018 by • 4 answers
My mother in law is in a nursing home and is having some issues they have her on the medications and I am concern because she depressed, sleeping a lot, and not eating well. Here are the meds: Cymbalta, Mobic, Zanaflex, Mirapex, Tylenol Seen like a lot of the same purposes of medicines.
Posted 14 Apr 2018 by • 0 answers
Posted 2 Jan 2018 by • 0 answers
My Mom has late-stage alzheimers and she's sundowning between the hours of 3-5 in the afternoon & she's on Seroquel. I want to know if (trazadone) is better then Seroquel
Posted 19 Jan 2018 by • 1 answer
I know its not my business I am just concerned my Mom is healthy what causes ADHD in elderly?
Posted 4 Nov 2017 by • 1 answer
My mother is 82 years old bed bound & has been taking warfarin which has been thinning her blood too much . The GP has suggested apixaban 5mg twice a day .I'm very nervous and concerned about this drug should I be ?
Posted 13 May 2014 by • 1 answer
I am caring for my elderly mother 86, she takes Hydrocodone 10-325. The label says 1/2 to 1 pill every four hours as needed. But then I read that exceeding 325mg of acetaminophen can cause severe liver damage. What's the deal?
Posted 4 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
I don't understand why the label doesn't say what the drug treats. I help an elderly legally blind lady with a talking prescription reader which is a great device but it doesn't tell her what the Rx is for! How are patients (and caregivers) supposed to memorize these difficult drug ...
Posted 22 Nov 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 19 Oct 2014 by • 1 answer
Is there something at Walmart [over the counter] that I can use instead of cephalexin. I am on a fixed income and elderly and can't afford the script for my dog. He has hotspots.
Posted 15 Sep 2017 by • 0 answers