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... I totally agree pam. Don't ever change a medication or diagnose a problem without checking with your doctor and/or pharmacist. Each case is different. We did take mom off the Aricept and Namenda but it was on the recommendation of her psychiatrist who is much better able to assess her situation than I am :) Thanks for pointing that out specifically. This forum has been... (5 replies)
... oint drop in her mini mental in a year and it was concluded that these medications were not helping her. There were no side effects from her being taken off the medication that I can tell. She just continued on her downward decline. ... (5 replies)
... since going onto this medication and I would like to know if there are any horrible side effects if she is taken off it. If there are side effects, how can they be minimized. ... (5 replies)

... my mothers case differs from the norm slightly there as she never recieved medication and has vascular alzhimers so before her violence esculated she developed epilepsy and the doctors felt for her safety she should move into a nursing home. ... (8 replies)
... lows dx'ed Dimentia just recently, because she started to forget things and even driving back home. ... (33 replies)
... has the license to have the ladies here, they do not have dimentia but are mentally incapacitated. unfortunatley, he works from 7am to 6pm and cannot care for them...nor can he because he cannot cook. ... (31 replies)
... It is not uncommon, unfortunately, I have two friends with mothers in their 80s who saw "people". Fortunately for both woman medication took the visions away. It didn't work for my Grandmother unfortunately. ... (5 replies)
... i too can relate to all that is said on these threads, only in the uk you do not get medication for dimentia they just tell you it is a brain cell dying it is what happens in life, i wish i had found this site when i had my mum there is so much suport on it, i have 2 brothers 1 of them visited my mum every 3-4 weeks he lived 15 mins from the nursing home and the other 1 is an... (12 replies)
... And so on.....until I finally managed to find an opening in a decent nursing home, where she finally died 3 years later. There is no treatment in the sense of medication to restore memory loss. ... (2 replies)

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