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... aricept when to stop taking it (1 replies)
... The decision to stop the medication is between you and your doctor. It is my opinion that I don't want to slow down this disease after it reaches the mid stages. That is not fair to my loved one to do anything that might cause them to linger longer. ... (1 replies)
... my mother is in late stages of AD and living in a Alzheimers facility. she hates to take her meds and fights with the nurses to take them. I know the makers of aricept recommend taking it until the end but.. is it cruel or irresponsible for me to have her taken off her meds. ... (5 replies)

... 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)
... That is something you need to discuss with your mom's geriatric specialist... someone that understands the benefits and side effects and doesn't just hold it out as the only help out there. ... (5 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)
... ose my Mom and not get her back. My Mom was not present in that angry scared little lady that was sitting there. She was frightened and combative. My question to the doctor was... "Do I really want to keep my Mom in this condition? ... (5 replies)
Aricept and Nameda
Mar 26, 2009
... The days when my mother was on it and begging my sister to stop since it became a battle of wills with giving it to her. ... (12 replies)
... To med or not to med is the question. this was the problem I had with Sister and Mom's decline. ... (15 replies)
... My dear MIL was put on Aricept at the time of her diagnosis with Alzheimers in 2002. ... (21 replies)
... Mom's doctor said that once the disease grabbed hold there wasn't a reason to keep giving it as there wasn't anything that they could do to stop it from continuing on it horrid course... ... (21 replies)
... You know, I think it does get better, not always worse. My worst time was when we were just beginning to realize that Mom had dementia and we were losing her to her delusions. It was so hard to see this happening and not be able to stop it. ... (28 replies)
... She said she drove to Costco, shopped and then drove home, put the food away, drove to the Post Office to mail out bills, then went to Longs and then to Pennys to buy new pantyhose. ... (9 replies)
... My mom has dementia symptoms for about five years now, and it seems to be getting worse. ... (5 replies)
... We've discussed going back on the meds. This may be difficult for some to understand, but my DH has actually wanted the disease to progress as fast as possible to its inevitable conclusion. ... (28 replies)
... I blew it again yesterday. Am I really cut out for this. I try so hard to do right. I was so mad. I treated the situation as if it was my real rational mother that always disliked me. ... (30 replies)
... I am glad to share what little I know about these drugs. I have been told that a lot of times doctors stop aricept when they think that it is not working. ... (11 replies)
... stage. He now tests in the moderate range in yr. 4, and still takes both drugs. The doctors said that the Namenda works differently, so it might benefit him to have both drugs. ... (11 replies)
... Thank you so much. I am so glad there is a web sight out there for this type of thing. I have looked into going to support groups but due yo work, hardly have the time. I guess we are very fortunate, because she knows not to use the stove or the phone or anything like that. ... (13 replies)
... I can understand her going to the kids I think. ... (13 replies)

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