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Newbie
Jun 13, 2014
... I'm new to the boards. My mom has dementia and has been on aricept and namenda for over 8 years. She has been sundowning for the past year, getting very agitated and talking to people who have been dead over fifty years. ... (1 replies)
My mom
Jun 13, 2014
... iliar surroundings. Yet the cognitive confusion she experiences causes her to be anxious. From this stems her hostility. Not to mention the progression of the dementia through her brain can also bring on feelings of paranoia, hostility, and anger. ... (3 replies)
My mom
Jun 12, 2014
... mom. Yet I do understand all you are saying here. Believe me, yours is not the only dysfunctional family around. Untangling a lifetime of mess complicated by dementia is not easy. But it can be done. ... (3 replies)

... what you have and can make plans. At this point, I don't know of anything that will slow down the progression of FTD. Much like Alzheimer's, it is what it is. Aricept may help with naming in primary progressive aphasia, but can worsen the social disorder of patients with FTD. ... (2 replies)
... Dr. prescribed Aricept for my dad's vascular dementia. He said it may work for it just as it works for Alzheimer's. ... (5 replies)
... we stand back and wonder. He did not just get dementia when he was diagnosed... it has been present in a very mild for for years. It just got bad enough that a decision was made to find out what was going on. ... (21 replies)
... He was diagnosed about 3 months ago with dementia but I feel he has had symptoms for a long time but I did not know what it was. ... (21 replies)
Stopping Aricept
Sep 16, 2012
... You did not mention what stage of dementia your Dad was in.... or why he was taken off. If his MMSE is approaching zero then there is little benefit from this medication. ... (1 replies)
... m at all. They only have an overview knowledge of dementia. The neurologist will take his time and do more specific test. He has a more extensive knowledge of dementia and will listen because symptoms are important to the diagnosis. ... (11 replies)
... It is also a matter of quality of life. I sometimes think it is quality that is more important than quantity at this point with dementia. An elder with dementia lives with confusion all the time and so they need helps all the time. ... (3 replies)
... My 82 year old father started developing parinoia three or so years ago to the point he had to be hospitalized. The doctor diagnoised him with onset dementia and bi polar disease. Through out his life my father had displayed symptoms of being bi polar, but never under a doctor's care for it. ... (4 replies)
... With in the big broad category of dementia there are two basic types. Cortical Dementia is a dementia that effects the Cerebral Cortex. This is the part of the brain that we see when we look at a brain model. The outside part of the brain. ... (1 replies)
... Hubby was dx with subcortical dementia a couple of years ago. ... (1 replies)
... I'm going to call him, but I'm curious about this now. I read online that the medications for Alzheimer's do not work for MID. My mother has been on aricept and namenda for a number of years now. I know you can have both Alzheimer's and MID, but can you diagnose Alz prior to death now? ... (1 replies)
Aricept new 23mg
Nov 29, 2010
... My Dad was on Aricept and Namenda for years. He was actually misdiagnosed until the last few years. We were told he had Alzheimer's but in reality he had Vascular Dementia. ... (3 replies)
... where she was diagnosed with dementia consistent with Alzheimer's. ... (1 replies)
... Both of my parents were on Aricept and Namenda for a period of time. If I had to do it all over again, I would not use either of these medications. ... (1 replies)
... He started Aricept 11 months ago and I have seen what I feel is a dramatic steady decline. ... (1 replies)
... None of the current medications for dementia are for long term usage. They may slow the disease some in the first few months they are taken but there are no promises. ... (1 replies)
... Diagnosed with early stages of dementia. Dr. wants to use both Aricept and Namenda, as recent studies show it is advantageous. Dr. had only Namenda available that day, so started it first. Dr. ... (3 replies)


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