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... The doctor said to let him know if she had nausea or loose stools. In 10 days of taking it at the lowest dosage, she has had a couple episodes of diarrhea, not constant, but bad enough that she almost did not make it to the bathroom. ... (4 replies)
... long time to go full circle. But, it continues to go no matter what we do,,,or how we treat it,,,there is no stopping it. You can slow it down. But, you can not stop it. There is no cure. ... (20 replies)
... rst parts of the brain that is damaged by Alzheimer's. So when he reaches that boiling point, as he has so many times before, there is nothing stopping him from taking a swing at you or throwing something your way. It's not acceptable but there is NOTHING you can do to stop it. That is why it can become a crisis situation. ... (7 replies)

... Hi All. Well, it has been a while since I have written, but I do stop in frequently to read others situations. Here is the update on mine. My last writing was in March and I had my mother's caregiver 5 days a week. ... (78 replies)
Drinking alcohol
Jul 15, 2012
... inum pots, stop using antiperspirants, did mind games, live an extremely healthy life style, searched the internet for a "cure" or "prevention", and even started taking antidepressants when something was wrong. Yet she sits in a care facility in the later stages of Alzheimer's. Yes I am still hopeful... one day.... ... (19 replies)
... His, your question is difficult but here are my thought... having been through the same with both my Mom and my Dad. I do not think the Aricept or Namenda qualify for extraordinary measures. I also don't think they do much good. ... (5 replies)
... For serious dementia, I don't think this will work. My FIL who is in severe stage thought about taking Q10 and etc. ... (4 replies)
... I don't think it is as simple as taking some food. It is not so simple. She must have some condition that cause all these things. Alzheimer's is only one type of dementia. ... (9 replies)
... My husband was also put on Aricept when he was first diagnosed. ... (4 replies)
... but he had loss of appetite so we stopped it right away Aricept makes the patient more perceptive. ... (4 replies)
Naminda study
Apr 26, 2011
... erated his incontinence. He ended up at a Gastroenterologist who wanted to do a lower and upper GI. I put my foot down and say no way!! I ask repeatedly about taking him off the Namenda and Aricept. You would have thought I was asking to stab him to death. ... (26 replies)
Naminda study
Apr 26, 2011
... disagrees with you. If you have POA and your Mom is not helping herself about her own medical condition by discussing with the doctor, you can ask the doctor to stop the drugs. ... (26 replies)
Naminda study
Apr 16, 2011
... According to the study there were "meager" benefits in the mid stages. For the cost meager is not much. I have not seen any charts on the Namenda. With the Aricept the downward slope is just a little less in the first few months then it parallels the placebo recipients. There is never an improvement of anything. ... (26 replies)
... is a normal score. Anything lower can indicate decreased cognition. I am not a huge fan of any of these medications. They don't stop or improve cognition. They only slow the decline in some individuals. I saw no benefit from the Namenda or Aricept with my Mom. ... (5 replies)
... Namenda medication. I was even told it was a moral question... as if I was taking her off of a ventilator or taking out a feeding tube. ... (13 replies)
... infarct Dementia. It is caused by blood flow disruptions to various areas of the brain due to strokes or other vascular issues. Aricept is intended for use in Alzheimer's. It treats the underlying cause of Alzheimer's and not the underlying causes of Vascular Dementia.... ... (3 replies)
Namenda/Excelon
Oct 2, 2010
... like. We had to to stop the patch, but husband did so well in the beginning, we retried the lower dose patch. ... (1 replies)
... because she probably thinks taking Namenda will help her with the testing. ... (7 replies)
... My father also had vascular dementia and was on Namenda and Aricept until the last few months. I didn't see that it took away his personality at all. He remained his good natured humorous self for a long time. ... (6 replies)
Dr's Appointment
Jun 20, 2010
... There are medications on the market such as Exelon, Namenda, or Aricept that is supposed to slow the symptoms. It doesn't make it better and it doesn't stop it... and in some case it does nothing at all. If your Mom is advanced in the disease it may have minimal if any effect. ... (6 replies)


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