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... that eats away at the brain. It is nothing that your father can control. His brain is incapable of forgetting the images it creates any more than you are able to forget the things your father does. These men and mice and other delusions are just as real to him as what you see is to you. ... (41 replies)
... I don't think it is namenda that gets his hallucination. Hallucinations may be part of his dementia. ... (41 replies)
... Himmy, this jumped out at me immediately and I have started my reply before finishing reading your post. DO NOT ask her questions such as "What day is to day? ... (11 replies)

... ence. We were told this by the memory assessment research center that diagnosed Mom. They are doing research on the meds and when they are effective along with how to diagnose deficencies earlier. Mom hid her difficulties for several years after she realized something was going on. ... (21 replies)
Namenda Question
Aug 11, 2008
... We definitely have that memory in common IBake. But Dad didn't stop with 144 ears..... he brought the pick up truck bed full. We never did manage to count it. Butter beans or tomatoes by the bushel. You can always come to my house. ... (38 replies)
... ht process. What he is seeing and perceiving is not what you see and perceive. It is twisted in his mind. That coupled with the inability of the damaged brain to handle a situation and you have a recipe for disaster. Something simple will set him off. ... (7 replies)
Patient Lift
Dec 21, 2012
... I think her moaning is just the latest stage that she has reached. The hospital didn't find anything and didn't expect to. She's being medicated to stop her combativeness but she is still fighting to some extent. However, the medication is necessary to keep her from harming herself and others. ... (22 replies)
... Well, Dad has been off Namenda for over a month now and the "two men with guns" are back, as well as several other people in his apartment. OH, and the mice too. ... (41 replies)
... cular Dementia. Yes, the doctor's throw the same drugs at Vascular Dementia that they do Alzheimer's but the two diseases are not the same. It is all they have to offer... so that is what you get. It's not a cure and it is not even going to stop the decline. Vascular Dementia's basis is oxygenation of the brain. ... (10 replies)
... Well. I am not sure what namenda can really do if you take it. Megan mentioned that maybe stopping namenda would make the person decline right away. I doubt it. ... (41 replies)
... Anyway, I finally was able to communicate with his GP's nurse today. The doc has ordered that he stop taking the Namenda. Well, I guess that's that. ... (41 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. ... (3 replies)
... e effective in the EARLY stages of dementia. The earlier the better. They have little or no effect when a loved one is in the mid and late stages. They do not stop or reverse the disease. They only slow the disease in some patients. So you have to ask yourself, do you really want to slow the disease in this stage? ... (1 replies)
Who are we?
Oct 17, 2009
... Kathy... Bless you!!! I so know where you are coming from. Yes, we did stop Mom's Namenda and Aricept. ... (116 replies)
... months before the end. Within the next phase, you'll see her lose her ability to eat or swallow. ... (25 replies)
Surgery or not?
Aug 26, 2009
... When did you stop the medicines, at what stage, and how old were your Parents. ... (14 replies)
... Welcome to the board Pricha. Sorry you needed to find us but glad you did. We all are or have been where you are now. ... (7 replies)
... u got away for a while. You truly needed it and despite all the messages Mom survived your absence. I truly do hope your mom finds peace soon. I so understand how opressive it is when Mom is distraught. ... (37 replies)
... CARING SISTER: My spouse was on Namenda for 15 months and is currently at end-of-life stage on Hospice. I told the physician and Hospice to stop/wean this medication in early January this year and he did. I also had him cut the dosages of two anti-psychotics. Today she is more awake than in the last 16 months - her 'utterances' have been transformed to intelligible... (12 replies)
... I might try it but I wondered if I want off of it, can I do it and stop altogether or is it gradual and how does that work:wave:? (5 replies)

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