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... husband does. He used to say the same things like "I can't", "I have to go", etc...Now he doesn't really talk but, he still says those things. My husband sees and hears a lot of imaginary things due to hallucinations and delusions. He was also given Seroquel to calm the anxiety on top of the Namenda. ... (3 replies)
... screws and is currently in therapy. ... (3 replies)
Dementia
Jul 28, 2014
... Silkey, my husband has Alzheimer's and is taking Namenda. It seems to help keep his mind clearer and doesn't seem to have too many side effects. He did complain of headaches when he first started taking it but, those went away after a couple of weeks. ... (4 replies)

Newbie
Jun 13, 2014
... I'm new to the boards. My mom has dementia and has been on aricept and namenda for over 8 years. She has been sundowning for the past year, getting very agitated and talking to people who have been dead over fifty years. ... (1 replies)
My mom
Jun 13, 2014
... I totally agree that this is one of the hardest things I have ever had to deal with... twice... three times.... with my grandmother, my Dad, and them my Mom. What we truly wish is that they didn't have this disease which has no cure and no effective treatment. We are helpless to truly help them. ... (3 replies)
My mom
Jun 12, 2014
... mom. Yet I do understand all you are saying here. Believe me, yours is not the only dysfunctional family around. Untangling a lifetime of mess complicated by dementia is not easy. But it can be done. ... (3 replies)
... Seabell... Dementia is the broad category that includes anything deterioration of the bain. Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer are two types of Dementia. Dementia is like Ice Cream with Alzheimer being Rocky Road and Vascular Dementia being butter pecan. ... (3 replies)
... like episodes. He now takes Aricept, Namenda and a generic drug to lower blood pressure. Since that was almost two years ago and he hasn't gotten noticeably worse, it likely is vascular, which coasts along for a while and then a TIA or worse happens and the dementia gets worse too. ... (13 replies)
... I am confused about your response in many ways. I did not say mom was angry. She had been angry when she was living alone and would call me repeatedly. That's when she was put on Namenda and her mood evened out. ... (4 replies)
... Mom is 89.. Diagnosed vascular dementia 5 yrs ago.... She is taking namenda and the excelon patch. Recently, complains of back itching and begins sobbing. There is no rash or signs of bumps, blisters etc. This is happening more frequently and is taking a toll on her. ... (1 replies)
... My FIL did try to get vitamin for his memory loss. He wanted to try Q10 and some vitamins which he ordered by phone but never finished taking. He thought he knew more about it as a former doctor in his home country. ... (23 replies)
... Deb's mom has a prescription for ice cream, so I'm going to play doctor and prescribe a big bowl for you too! ... (41 replies)
... GRRR The brain atrophy is caused by something and the most common cause is one of the many types of dementia.... it is not normal. It also causes more problems than with just balance. ... (41 replies)
... I don't think it is namenda that gets his hallucination. Hallucinations may be part of his dementia. ... (41 replies)
... weeks since my post. We left mom off the namenda and aricept as it was obvious she was over medicated by restarting at the 20mg dosage for over a week. ... (41 replies)
... I am not a medical person. As far as I know, these drugs such as aricept and namenda do make the person perceptive. My FIL has stage 7 AD and he is 90. ... (41 replies)
... I'll be brief. I am my 89 year old mom's caregiver. Mom's had dementia for a number of years now taking Namenda and Aricept. Recently she's lost weight and the heart doctor changed some meds. I asked her GP if we could take mom off the dementia meds as she was too far gone for them to help. ... (1 replies)
... The Senior Behavioral Med Unit was recommended by a wonderful lady that is my Alzheimer's guru. She was her father's caregiver and has make it her life passion. She knows all the local benefits. Ask those in your area that would know. ... (10 replies)
... As for advice... people tell you what worked for them. Some are adamant about home care and some are adamant about facility care... but that is what worked for them. You have to take what you get and make it work for you. ... (1 replies)
... something she hasn't wanted to do in several years. She is reading and not laying around as much. ... (1 replies)


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