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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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My mom has Dementia and do to her aggressive behavior

My mom has Dementia and do to her aggressive behavior she was prescribed Olanzapine. She has been taking this medication for a week now, I am now having a problem her not sleeping at night and she does not stop talking throughout the all day,she just keeps talking non stop. I am having a hard time with coping with her new behavior.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018
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