I presume an urine culture and sensitivity test has been done to help the doctor prescribe the correct antibiotic. It will not be possible for me to suggest the correct antiobiotic without that test report.
The side effects could be due to the UTI itself and not due to Bactrim.
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Large intake of sugar has been linked to aggressive behavior in both children and adults. There have been many studies to confirm this but results are inconclusive. In my view, since you have clearly noticed a temporal relationship between sugar intake and aggressive behavior, it will make...
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My 82 yr old mother has dementia and is in a hospital now. She is on an IV drip to maintain her fluids. She seems to be more coherent when she is on the drip. I was wondering if some of her issue could be an electrolyte imbalance or deficiency. Mio has a "fit" version that contains electrolytes. Would there be any harm in giving her electrolytes on a regular basis? Could an electrolyte imbalance be preventing her from being more coherent given that she does have dementia?
I agree with you that use of antipsychotic agents like Seroquel in patients with dementia is associated with an increased risk of death. But since she has severe dementia and also has developed psychotic symptoms because of which she is angry and hallucinates, medications other than...
I would suggest trying Temazepam in a low dose to start with. You will need to know her weight before prescribing. Often 10mg is a suitable dose.
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I can understand your worry, look dementia can be considered age related right now until and unless proved, it could be due to surgery but the chances of this is very unlikely because the surgical team taking extra care for blood supply towards the brain and they left...
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83 years old, memory weak.
Old age in itself is a disease .
SENILE DEGENERATION is a type of disorder in which as age advance patient's memory diminishes.
This is natural process.
Bharamhi is an ayurvedic drug which increases the memory.
I have tried...