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... 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)
... ia and she could blame everything on him including her "depression". By the time she was diagnosed she had moderate to sever dementia consistent with ALZ. Even taking Namenda and Aricept both, by her second evaluation her disease had progressed markedly. ... (21 replies)
... months. Can you just "stop" taking it or should we ween her off it? ... (6 replies)

Hello, new here
Mar 1, 2014
... The number one reason people stop taking Aricept is stomach distress. You do need to mention this to her physician. ... (13 replies)
... they can't be grateful, they can't be positive, they can't stop thinking about the mice or the men with guns. It really sucks to be them. ... (41 replies)
... Well, your Dad is not your sister. I understand the similar problem. But your Dad will some day get worse and stop this nonsense and become passive. Your sister may never stop her paranoid logic... ... (41 replies)
Namenda/Excelon
Oct 2, 2010
... My husband has Parkinson's Disease and the last two years have seen a rapid decline in his health. In the spring of 2010 his doctor started him on Namenda to help with his cognitive failings. After Namenda, doctor started the Excelon patch. The patch worked well for several days. ... (1 replies)
... gitation, aggression, paranoia, personality changes all became worse. She was started on both at the same time. When she was taken off of them she just stopped taking them. But that is something you will need to consult your doctor about. ... (3 replies)
... because she probably thinks taking Namenda will help her with the testing. ... (7 replies)
... My father also had vascular dementia and was on Namenda and Aricept until the last few months. I didn't see that it took away his personality at all. He remained his good natured humorous self for a long time. ... (6 replies)
... We had Mom on Namenda after she had been on Aricept. ... (21 replies)
... tting any diagnosis from a doctor. My sister, a housewife who dropped out of school in the 9th grade, was diagnosing my mom! After I found out the Dr put her on namenda for absolute no reason, I pulled my mom away from my sister and her "medical care" and starting bringing my mom to her own doctor. ... (6 replies)
... rst parts of the brain that is damaged by Alzheimer's. So when he reaches that boiling point, as he has so many times before, there is nothing stopping him from taking a swing at you or throwing something your way. It's not acceptable but there is NOTHING you can do to stop it. That is why it can become a crisis situation. ... (7 replies)
Drinking alcohol
Jul 15, 2012
... out the same time Dad was diagnosed. And yep he was on that medication with no obvious benefits. As we know today, it's not that miracle drug. I remember when Namenda was approved in 2003. I was the one that found the information and gave it to Dad's doctor. ... (19 replies)
... His, your question is difficult but here are my thought... having been through the same with both my Mom and my Dad. I do not think the Aricept or Namenda qualify for extraordinary measures. I also don't think they do much good. ... (5 replies)
... e about it as a former doctor in his home country. Gradually he lost and forgot it all. There were 2 or 3 years when he tried to get all the vitamins or pills to stop memory loss. ... (23 replies)
... For serious dementia, I don't think this will work. My FIL who is in severe stage thought about taking Q10 and etc. ... (4 replies)
... I don't think it is as simple as taking some food. It is not so simple. She must have some condition that cause all these things. Alzheimer's is only one type of dementia. ... (9 replies)
... the disease, vs. to make a patient improve. You don't know if the drugs are working or not. We have to rely on the drug manufacturers' studies to know whether taking the drugs actually slows the progression of the disease for all patients. There aren't a lot of drugs for Alzheimers, and Aricept is widely prescribed. ... (4 replies)
... if he takes it regularly. There are other drugs also like namenda or exelon. There are 5 types of dementia drugs. Some are expensive. ... (4 replies)




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