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... Oh Martha and Deb I read an article that said aricept only works for 6 months. At my Mom neurologist appointment I ask if we could take her off, since she has been on them more than two years. ... (5 replies)
Hello, new here
Mar 1, 2014
... You are so lucky that she has accepted her diagnosis and is in a good place. Yes, many are fearful of this disease, many don't want to talk about it, and many can't accept it. Others make excuses and tell you that she's just fine when you know that's not so. ... (13 replies)
... You have just hit on one of my pet peeves!! The doctor insist that he stay on that medication because they have nothing else to offer you. As I said in my last post... they are touting hope in a bottle that for me is truly snake oil. ... (1 replies)

... You are probably right Shell. Giving the Aricept early is when it makes the most difference. We were told this by the memory assessment research center that diagnosed Mom. ... (21 replies)
... My mom has dementia symptoms for about five years now, and it seems to be getting worse. ... (5 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
Naminda study
Apr 26, 2011
... I think first of all you need to make sure if diarrhea is the side effect of these drugs. Diarrhea may not be due to the drugs. ... (26 replies)
... Nikki, bless you for taking in your Grandmother when the siblings would not step up and take care of their mother. Yep, it's a difficult thing to do but with a little help you will get through this. ... (3 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)
Who are we?
Dec 1, 2009
... I honestly did not fall off the face of the earth. Its been a rough couple weeks. As some of you know we took mom off Aricept and Numenda as it was keeping her stuck in an angry state. For the last 2 weeks she has fallen an average of 8 times per week. ... (116 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)
... 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)
... and then they packed her up and transferred her to the central hospital that her doctors are located at with their offices. ... (12 replies)
... Yesterday Mother has a toe infection from an ingrown nail, sister took her to Pod doctor who cut the nail back and gave sister ointment to put on it and antibiotic. ... (31 replies)
Advice Please...
Oct 13, 2005
... pm. When I go to my parents it takes me 1 hr. there and 1 hr. back and then dr. appt. ... (16 replies)
... just to name a few forms of dementia. ... (20 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
... and I can not say exactly what causes dementia. There are way too many different dementia and too many different causes to make such a blanket statement. That is why I am not willing to say that worry causes dementia. Statistical connection do not necessary indicate causes. ... (19 replies)

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