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Common drugs used in dementia

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Dr.  Abhishek Kapoor MD

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 ... View answer

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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 ... View answer

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Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

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... View answer

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Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

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... View answer

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Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

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... View answer

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Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

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... View answer

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Dr.   Srikanth Reddy MD

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 ... View answer

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Dr. Malik MD

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... View answer

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Dr.   Ashakiran S MD

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... View answer

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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

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... View answer

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Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

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Dr. Mukesh Chugh MD

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