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Has anyone had their Exelon patch changed to the pill & experienced depression or other problems?

Posted 2 Mar 2011 by eg1 2 answers

My grandmother has been using the Exelon patch (4.6mg) for almost four years now. I just had to move her to a nursing home for (hopefully) short-term rehab after she cracked her knee cap. The nursing home is forcing us to use their treating physician and immediately upon her admission he made ...

Can the Excelon Patch be used on people who have had traumatic brain injuries ?

Posted 23 Nov 2009 by dianesusan 2 answers

People who have traumatic brain injuries usually have memory problems (Long and short). Would these people be good candidatesfor the Excelon Patch or Excelon medication?

What is the "worst case senerio" should we decide to stop using the Exelon Patch?

Posted 23 May 2013 by Anne G 2 answers

My 80 year-old mother was diagnosed with Alzheimers approximately 4 years ago and the Dr prescribed the patch 2 1/2 years ago. It does not seem to be helping as it originally did. She continues to have urinary track infections, which is a common side effect for this patch, and Uti'S are also ...

My husband has dementia and is currently taking namenda and exelon patch. the doctor has precribed?

Posted 20 Jul 2010 by patricia n. cope 1 answer

... haldol decanoate intramuscular solution once a month. he has not started this at this time and i am concerned. help!!

Aricept side effects - gastro and fainting - what to do?

Posted 18 Aug 2010 by ksturdi 1 answer

My Mom has been taking Namenda for a couple of yrs. We tried to add Exelon twice, but had to stop due to gastrointestinal problems. We're now trying 5 mg/day of Aricept and after one week is already experiencing diarrhea. Has anyone come up with a solution short of taking her off the Aricept? ...

I have a 73 yr old client who was put on exelon patch 4.6 q 24 approximately 3 weeks ago?

Posted 7 Sep 2017 by Angiecci33 1 answer

He has Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, his neurologist said it would help with his agitation, but his agitation has actually increased. But the neurologist said to give it 4 weeks to see full effect. Should I call now or wait? Should I be worried?

Is it better to apply the patch to the shoulder bone area than to the area below the shoulder blade?

Posted 25 Sep 2009 by Ed Spaans 1 answer

I think that I have observed that my spouse, who takes the exelon patch, is better controlled/behaved when the patch is applied to the bony area of the upper back than to the more fatty area lower on the back.

Was anyone taken off Exelon and what side effects were felt when stopped?

Posted 30 Jan 2010 by strawberryfair 1 answer

... terrible side effects, terrible depression so we have stopped the drug and wonder if that is the right thing to do. She was being sick and feeling nauseous appetite gone and has lost a lot of weight. Also dementia signs seem to have increased dramatically.

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