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Common drugs used in dementia

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My 90 year old Mother with dementia has sadly been placed against our wills in a substandard ... constipation . I have given all of my common sense, nursing judgment, talked to colleagues, begged ...

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My 90 year old Mother with dementia has sadly been placed against our wills in a substandard ... constipation . I have given all of my common sense, nursing judgment, talked to colleagues, begged ...

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X to treat his elderly dementia/Alzheimer's. I have read that Risperodone is specifically NOT to be used for this. I am also concerned about the interaction between these 2 drugs. We were told he was prescribing ...

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dosages....e.g. zinc, vitamin B12 , magnesium , etc Is Zoloft an anticholinergic drug? Long term use of this category of drugs that includes Benedryl has been linked to dementia by a recent Harvard study ...

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actually cause hallucinations so we are very concerned that although this drug is useful for her glaucoma ...my mom who is 90 years old has been using Combigan for glaucoma for several years. In the last year ...

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of opiates and benzodiazepines . He continues to use. What is the best way to find out the degree of dementia? And how will his continued use effect the dementia and it s further onset? Thank you ...

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Hi my name is Cynthia, my mother has dementia/alzheimers, and we have recently placed her in low care. Her doctor there says that drugs may help slow down her memory loss, but I would like to know ...

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and triglyceride elevation and it s used for patience who have pancreatitis. I don t have this ailment. Also, I m extremely concerned about the long-term effect of this drug. I have read that it causes dementia. Any truth ...

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of concerns ,the lit says it should not be used for dementia. Also there seem to be a lot of law suits ... dementia. He has always been very demanding ,but has now become quite belligerent and combative at times ...

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suggest help her to sleep thru the night? She does not use any excelon or other type of dementia drugs.. ...Hi , I have a mother who is 80 years old with dementia and she has been using 100 mg Seroquel 3 ...

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HI- Whats the medication we can use for dementia for combativeness with the least side effects- and then what are the most common side effects- my mom only weighs 100 pounds and has not been able to tolerate ...

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Yes, Thank you. I would like your opinion regarding the use of Nuedexta with Alzheimer s patients. I am a clinical psychologist and I have seen an increase use of this drug with one psychiatrist. He ...

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will do for her, she refuse going to hospital with us, she has whese also, I know some thing about drug and treatment, can you tell me which drug may benifit, please? ...

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emphatic warnings against using either of these drugs for the treatment of behaviors due to dementia, which ...

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get the urge to wee all the time so have to use a bag when i go out. I have come across another drug ... that cross the blood brain barrier due to links with dementia. I have tried Trospium and Mirabegron ...

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It depends upon the situation. Could be diseases of ear, drug induced, trauma or aging process. Reply with thsnks!

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Hello..Two types there..one is catabolic like prednisdone,hydrocortisone etc commonly used in Medicine..Another type is anabolic like testosterone--->used commonly for building muscle mass..Hit thanks

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Hi Thanks for writing The drug commonly used is tablet meftal spas, to be used under medical guidance. Take care