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Will clonazapam and seroquel help during last stages of progressive supranuclear palsy?

My mother is in late stages of progressive supranuclear palsy . She stays in bed most of the time, bp stays at 90/70 when it used to be 120 s/80 s, can t support her own weight, doesn t feel pain sensation, doesn t eat much, and doesn t talk much. Docs recently added clonazapam and seroquel for agitation and depression and she is a lot calmer. Could those meds be causing her to decline more or is it just the disease?
Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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Since she had progressive supranuclear palsy ,Docs recently added clonazapam and seroquel (quetiapine)for agitation ,to some extent clonazapam can make her drowsy but this will not aggrevate thesupranuclear palsy.
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Will clonazapam and seroquel help during last stages of progressive supranuclear palsy?

Since she had progressive supranuclear palsy ,Docs recently added clonazapam and seroquel (quetiapine)for agitation ,to some extent clonazapam can make her drowsy but this will not aggrevate thesupranuclear palsy.