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Donepezil aricept for alzheimer's disease

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Dr. Erion Spaho MD

My father and mother both had Alzheimer s. Father at 77 and mother at 91. In XXXXXXX I will be 71 and worry I will get this dreaded disease. I have Tinnitus and I read there is a connection with Dementia symptoms. Should I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

My 83 YO wife has been diagnosed with AD. She is constantly ordering stuff on the Internet to CURE it. Will you give your opoinion of these sites that offer to CURE AD with foods, salads, secret formulas, books. Thank you View answer

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Dr. Praveen MD

Hi....my wife of 62 years is in a Rehabilitation with Alzheimer"s disease and about to months ago have change her patern of sleep .Sleep during the day and stay awake during the nighit.She may have ... View answer

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Dr. Erion Spaho MD

Hello, Imaging study for early Alzheimer s disease is MRI with or without contrast? Also what is the best current treatment for recent short term memory loss ? Family history of Alzheimer s D. Tx so much ... View answer

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Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda MD

My husband has white brain matter disease. He started taking donepezil/ Aricept about 10 days ago. For the past 48 hours, he has been sleeping far more than usual. Unrelated to the above, I asked him if he... View answer

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Dr.    Eris Ranxha MD

My husband has stage 5 Alzheimers disease, has recently been put in a nursing home, they re talking ... pressure, aspirin 81mgs., Zocor 10mg. and his new meds are Aricept, Namenda, both are 5mg., each,... View answer

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Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda MD

My question is on Aricept , My mother is being given 5mg one day 10 mg the next and her companion ... to understand the aricept better and not agreeing with whats being given to her. Claudia ... View answer

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Dr. Paul Linnestad MD

My husband has recently been diagnosed with CMI and at risk for dementia or Alzheimer s. Aricept has been prescribed, but he is reluctant to take it because of its possible side effects and the fact ... View answer

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Dr.  Soujanya MD

Hi. I am wondering if you have much information on /donepezil and memantine efficacy in severe alzheimers disease. Mom has already lost most of her ability to perform daily functions. We are wondering ... View answer

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Dr. Pallavi.m MD

is Donepezil used for any thing else? is being prescribed this medication a sure sign of Alzheimer ...? Could Diet, medications and sleep have the same symptoms and can they be helped with Donepezil? ... View answer

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