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Posted 6 Mar 2013 by • 16 answers
Or anyone else interested in it? It's called Namenda and is given to Alzheimers patients at a dose of 20 mg. But given off-label for migraines at 5 mg. has provided me significant help. I have been on the med for about a month. The Headache Specialist at a major university prescribed it for me ...
Posted 10 Nov 2013 by • 3 answers
Posted 25 Mar 2011 by • 1 answer
is a week of taking it only once a day enough to be able to just stop taking it at that point?
Posted 26 Jul 2010 by • 3 answers
... seems to me that it's too much meds for Dementia, she can't talk much, she is having temper tantrums and can't sleep. Anyone have an idea? She definately has had Dementia for awhile and it could be going into Alzheimers but I'm not so sure Drug interactions is not to blame ...
Posted 26 Dec 2011 by • 1 answer
... going off it? I haven't been able to find this information anywhere. The doctor took my mother off this drug, which is very good, but we don't know how long it will stay in her system. The drug has made her confusion a hundred times worse. Plus it hass made her argumentative, ...
Posted 2 Aug 2013 by • 1 answer
been on for 2 years have most of side effects wasn't to stop how to stop slowly or all at once taking 10 mg. twice day was put on because told had Parkinson took off Aricept quit falling
Posted 22 Aug 2009 by • 1 answer
My Mom had been using the Excelon patches for a few months, There was no difference in her memory while wearing these patches. I know that even though there is no change in memory it does slow the progession down of the disease, but the patches cost over $200.00 Per Month and her insurance did not ...
Posted 18 Jan 2010 by • 1 answer
Posted 12 Aug 2010 by • 1 answer
My mother has been taking Aricept for a little over 4 years now, and they added Numenda a year ago. How long can she stay on Aricept? Forever? I recently read that it is only effective for 6 mo-1 year?? She is losing ground now month by month, so we don't know if ANY meds are helping.
Posted 23 Jan 2011 by • 2 answers
My husband is also taking galantamine for dimentia. Can either of them cause a com;pletwe loss of appetite?
Posted 31 May 2011 by • 3 answers
After having my 82 year old alzheimer's mother for almost 4 years at our house, we thought it time to put her into a nursing home. I had tried aerocept but had a lot of side effects--mostly confusion and tiredness. I tried the patch, but with about the same results. She also had a pace-maker, ...
Posted 19 Nov 2011 by • 2 answers
My husband has been taking namenda and aricept for 6 months. Lately, he has been complaining about seeing patches of color, such as blue and red. When stares at it awhile, it fades. Has anyone had this reaction?
Posted 26 Feb 2013 by • 2 answers
... alzheimer's/memory issues? Ie to assist with pain management. I've been told and seen research that the medication assist with delivering the pain medication more efficiently ?
Posted 15 Aug 2009 by • 1 answer
Posted 12 Jan 2010 by • 1 answer
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