... shelle yea her regular Dr has been taking care of her for so many years he's more like an adopted son. He insist on us calling him even at home if I need anything we are so lucky with him. It's a very new thing for me to talk about her to anyone. Most people don't understand and think I'm either crazy or special for taking care of her, I'm neither just lucky. It upsets me... (76 replies)
... Hi, Jodylynn!
First of all, welcome! Second of all, you share a name with my daughter. Your name is her name too - first AND middle! Obviously, I love your name. :)
Now. Down to brass tacks. Meds. Since you are new here, I will bore the rest of the family here with a repeat of my daddy's meds and reasons for 'em.
On the 4th of July this year, my dad had a... (29 replies)
... My Mum was in hospital for assessment just over a year ago (she has had Dementia for 12 years + but was never treated until Dad passed away in Oct 01) Whilst in hospital she was given Haliperidol as well as Valium, Sleeping Tablets and more - she was in a permanent stupor - but her behaviour was controlled. She left hospital and went into Residential care and her medication... (5 replies)
... Both Loxipine and Haliperidol caused more side effects than helped anything. Tardiff Dyskinesia was only one devastating side effect. ... (9 replies)
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