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  1. medication against Alzheimer 17th March 2008
    ... newer than the two that have been in use. Aricept and Namenda . Both of those are used to stabelize the patient at...

  2. Parkinson med for treating alzheimer 15th March 2008
    ... renal failure, in hospice. She is taking Excelon and Namenda . Got new doctor who also prescribed Sinemet, because...

  3. need help 14th March 2008
    ... spouse has been on it for about six months along with Namenda and Depakote. Common side effect is sleepiness -...

  4. Update on mom - neurologist/social worker 14th March 2008
    ... Xelon or Ris... they work the same as aricept and namenda - so I think i am going to cancel. I really don't...

  5. 5 Years after Diagnosis - Update 6th March 2008
    ... not taking medications. He went off Reminyl and Namenda last year, for several reasons. I'm told it's...

  6. What's wrong with my Mom? 4th March 2008
    ... you will need help dealing with her. Aricept and Namenda are medication that do not cure the illness but are...
    ... she was put on Aricept. TOO late! Then they tried Namenda . Too late. She fooled her doctor for years. ...

  7. New to this board 3rd March 2008
    ... disease. Both Mom and Dad are on Aricept as well as Namenda and don't seem to have any adverse side effects. ...

  8. What the stroke did to my mom 2nd March 2008
    ... two mini strokes over the years. The doctor added Namenda to the aricept - and she is on other heart meds. ...

  9. Change in medications 21st February 2008
    ... COLOR="RoyalBlue"]Mum wasn't doing very good on the Namenda , in fact I think it made her worse. She saw the Psychiatris ... t yesterday and he stopped the Namenda and has now put Mum on Zyprexa 2.5mgs at night. I ... bed until 7.30pm tonight. I'm hoping that once the Namenda is out of her system she will come good with just...
    ... zyprexa. It has been a good med for her. She was on Namenda also. She has not responded well at all with any of...

  10. Who to see? 17th February 2008
    ... because he was closer to home. I'm not happy with the Namenda because Mum has been crying for hours on end and of ... on me and my patience. I have been reading where Namenda has had this effect on other people. Mum is due to...

  11. New development..... wondering 13th February 2008
    ... bills I found out that Dad had been switched from Namenda and Aricept to Cerfolin even though he has anemia...
    ... her meds. She is on her sugar control medication, namenda , aricept, and her antidepressant (reduced by half...

  12. Approximate amount of time for stages? 4th February 2008
    ... from the memory tests that were done. She is now on Namenda . I am really heartbroken. I can't imagine that there...
    ... brain shinkage on the MRI and if so, how much? Namenda and other drugs can slow the progression of the disease...

  13. I'm new here and desperate 2nd February 2008
    ... Geriatric Psychiatrist last wednesday and he has given her Namenda (Ebixa in Australia). Has anyone here had any success ... with Namenda helping the delusions and hallucinations? Any info...
    ... kindred spirits. My Dad has Vascular Dementia, takes Namenda , and has delusions and hallucinations. Namenda ... just one manifestation of dementia. Dad has been on Namenda for years and he still has delusions and hallucinations ... Mom then that needed a medication different from the Namenda which was specifically designed for the behavior....
    ... if I have to. The psychiatrist did say that if the Namenda did not help he would try her on Zyprexa (Olanzapine...
    ... the psych on the 20th march. He also told me that Namenda (Ebixa) will only slow the AD down and will not do...
    ... The doctor is right about the Namenda . Is there any way you can move up your appointment...
    ... having others share experiences is so valuable! The Namenda helped my Mother a lot. It does not cure, as Deb...
    ... t seem to be so severe and I was wondering if the Namenda could be starting to kick in. She is still trying...
    ... Gayl~the Namenda took about 4 weeks to show any difference in my Mother...
    ... COLOR="Purple"]I think I spoke too soon about the Namenda kicking in!! Mum was on another planet again today...
    ... NAMENDA - My spouse's doc indicated that this med is primarily...

  14. Hi everyone from LuvMyLilDoggie 30th January 2008
    ... from her family drs words. He is "making" her take Namenda and her other meds (she is uncontrolled diabetic) ... she did not start taking all her meds, especially Namenda , he would take away her drivers license. Mom is...

  15. new here 24th January 2008
    ... aricepts side effects and is supposed to be trying namenda for a month. This is one obstinate mom!!!!!:):...

  16. what would happen if alzheimer was left untreated 23rd January 2008
    ... it. My Mom tried some of the drugs, Aricept and Namenda , and both had worse side effects than the slowing...
    ... the early/mid stages with the options of aricept, namenda etc, which only puts of the inevitable. Bit sad...
    ... My dad is on Namenda and Aricept. He is probably in the late middle stages ... hospitalized and the doctor decided to take dad off of the namenda and aricept because he was in the later stages. ...
    ... given to Dementia patients - will cause drowsiness. Namenda does, so does Risperdal (anti-psychotic) and Depakote...

  17. Enbrel, Anyone? 17th January 2008
    ... patches are fine but when we move up, it makes her sick. Namenda gave her a bad stomach ache. I can and will find...

  18. Worried about becoming wtihdrawn 8th January 2008
    ... two meds for her Alz. & the doc. just doubled her Namenda . She is very active such as she does not like to sit...

  19. Need some advice - family history of Alzheimer's 4th January 2008
    ... magazines when she should have been on Aricept and Namenda . If I see any indication in myself I plan to make...

  20. hearing hammering 23rd December 2007
    ... Effexor, statin Zocore, Astelin nasal spray, Aricept and Namenda for Alz, and Metformin to regulate blood sugar. She...

  21. Home Care - When is it needed? 16th December 2007
    ... Haldol is a prescription for Hallucinations and Namenda is one for Memory 'retention.' Neither of these medication...

  22. new here, hope everyones experiences can answer my concern 4th December 2007
    ... diagnosis and the use of drugs such as aricept or namenda can slow the progress of the disease if she does have...

  23. My grandfather 15th November 2007
    ... He already takes Aracep (sorry for spelling) and Namenda . There are other pills too. We pay for all of them...

  24. Grandma just diagnosed 7th November 2007
    ... be disasterous). If she's taking drugs (Aricept, Namenda or their equivalents), her illness may slow. A few...

  25. Aricept experience 27th October 2007
    ... rate of progression. My Mom tried both Aricept and Namenda , but the gastro intestinal side effects made it impossible...
    ... and Dad (vascular dementia) are both on Aricept and Namenda . It is hard to know if it is helping either one of...

  26. New to the board but not to AD 26th September 2007
    ... any way this late in the disease. He also said that Namenda is probably not helping at this point as well. We...
    ... C or P- My husband was also on Exelon & Namenda . I questioned their value and ran the medication list...
    ... DH went off Reminyl (same family as Exelon) and Namenda last year. He had no problems just stopping the drugs...

  27. clueless 3rd September 2007
    ... a NH now. However, my Mom tried Aricept and also Namenda but nothing did any good. What a struggle this disease...

  28. Which doctor is which? 14th August 2007
    ... drugs that were available at the time, Aricept and Namenda , and contnued treating her for heart failure and high...

  29. Loss of Friends 11th August 2007
    ... teriorated in most aspects from nine months ago despite the namenda and aricept. They recommended that she give up driving...

  30. What other conditions can cause memory problems? 1st August 2007
    ... Dementia shows up on medical test. Then the Aricept and Namenda can be started when it will do the most good....

  31. coming off aricept... 18th July 2007
    ... Aricept and then Reminyl. He seemed to level off with Namenda for a few months, which is prescribed for moderate...
    ... Combination therapy is advisable as well Aricept w/ Namenda is great as it works on two parts of the brain and...
    ... nh a little over 3 mo., they give him aricept and namenda for his alz. and sinemet for his parkinsons plus...
    ... slipping faster without Reminyl (Aricept family) and Namenda , even though he did struggle with stomach problems...
    ... leg cramps so her GP stopped Aricept and she starts Namenda tomorrow. My concern is that after reading the Namenda ... Aricept in hopes the side effects would cease or is the Namenda just as effective. Though I was employed in the mental...
    ... went back to Aricept on her own because she felt the Namenda was not helping as much. Seems to be handling it ok...

  32. Mama woke up Tues and did not know me 13th June 2007
    ... came out of it after a hospital stay. They added Namenda to her meds, she already takes Aricept. Yesterday...

  33. Update 11th June 2007
    ... and probably lose them quickly. Dad is still on Namenda and his Aricept has doubled in dosage lately. My sister ... said the VA was giving her a real hassle about Namenda because it's so expensive. Then she took him one day ... finally he failed bad enough to fit the VA criteria for Namenda . Apparently that has to be a last resort as far as...

  34. MIL with alzheimers. some advice please? 29th May 2007
    ... You may want to ask your MIL's doctor about adding Namenda to the medicines that she receives. It works in a...
    ... You may want to ask your MIL's doctor about adding Namenda to the medicines that she receives. It works in a...
    ... year, she began to regress again, so the Dr. added Namenda to be taken with the Aricept. Again an improvement ... about increasing her dosage of Aricept or adding Namenda . Those two drugs have helped my grandmother tremendously...

  35. Mom is dizzy with new med 24th May 2007
    ... My mom was put on Namenda a couple of weeks ago and has been complaining about...
    ... Doctor took mom off namenda cold turkey - so she is only still on aricept. I ... with the dizziness was not worth the benefits of the namenda . maryann...

  36. making the right decision 3rd March 2007
    ... s on are Aricept, Lexapro & Risperadal. He was on Namenda , but the dr. took that away thinking it was making...

  37. How is Dementia Diagnosed? 25th February 2007
    ... experience with Mom, nothing ever helped her at all. Namenda and Aricept caused digestive symptoms (translateion...

  38. need to talk and get suggestions for help 24th February 2007
    ... losing my patience and mind. He is on Aricept and Namenda , as well as Seroquel 100mg 2x day, Trazadone 25mg...
    ... prescribe something that works for aggressive behavior. Namenda and Aricept work to slow the progression very early...
    ... I would guess he is at stage 6. He takes aricept, namenda and prozac. The first two I think are a waste of medicine...

  39. Any foods/vitamins that can help with Dementia? 23rd February 2007
    ... advancing quite so quickly. Another newer drug is Namenda which is used in conjunction with Aricept and it can...

  40. New with questions 14th February 2007
    ... been diagnosed with Alzheimers and takes Aricept and Namenda for the last six months. Since starting these meds...
    ... being diagnosed. Initially, I thought it was the Namenda and Aricept/Reminyl, since they caused stomach upsets...

  41. Is it possible? 12th January 2007
    ... was finally diagnosed. For a short time they tried Namenda and Aricept (no effect), and possibly something to...

  42. Another new member seeking answers 4th December 2006
    ... taking 7 other meds in conjuction with Aricept and Namenda . Her Dr reccomended taking both as the seem to work...

  43. I am new and need some advice 30th November 2006
    ... posts I believe she is in stage 5. The DR has her on Namenda and Aricept but the only thing they have done is to...

  44. Quick hello 19th November 2006
    ... getting prescriptions for drugs like Aricept and Namenda , and (2) getting the formal diagnosis that may begin...

  45. Medicines 29th October 2006
    ... you think he's being over medicated. He's taking Namenda , 10 mg., twice a day, Lorazepam (Ativan) 0.5 mg (don...

  46. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 13th October 2006
    ... Dear K, If the doctor prescribed Aricept or Namenda , then he does supect Dementia. If he is familiar...

  47. for martha 23rd September 2006
    ... that mom takes and the buspar helps her along with namenda , areocept, and one other pill I cant think of the...

  48. buying drugs on the net - is it wise? 16th September 2006
    ... sleeping helps etc. In my opinion neither Ariept nor Namenda had any effect at all in my Mom, except to produce...

  49. medicine to stop wandering? 2nd September 2006
    ... course had to get up to feed him. He is on Aricept, Namenda , Zoloft , Risperdal and Trazadone. We hve already...

  50. An update on dad 1st September 2006
    ... Dear Barb, I'm glad for your dad and I do hope the Namenda helps him. Don't work so hard that you get sick again...

  51. i cant deal with this.... 27th August 2006
    ... Is he on any medication for the AD? Aricept and Namenda may or may not help. Some people see a slowing down...

  52. anyone dealing with this??? 10th August 2006
    ... this disease or what? The doctor already has her on ( Namenda , Aerocept, buspar, something for sleeping and anxiety...

  53. Question About My Grandmother.... 27th July 2006
    ... have a question, my Grandmother is on Zyprexia, and Namenda . The Zyprexia was for her mind. She says she sees...

  54. I'm A Newbie INTRODUCTION ETC.... 22nd July 2006
    ... questions about symptoms, side effects etc... She is on Namenda , and other drugs for depression, and anxiety. She...

  55. crying 25th June 2006
    ... for over four months now, also she takes arocept, namenda , buspar, and something for anxiety and sleeping if ... that at that time my Mom was only on the arocept and namenda nothing else and so maybe that is where I struggle...

  56. Transitioning from aricept to nameda 5th June 2006
    ... DH was put on Namenda along with the Reminyl (he switched from Aricept to ... still takes both drugs. The doctors said that the Namenda works differently, so it might benefit him to have ... saw a slight improvement and leveling off with the Namenda . After about 6-8 months, though, DH's condition resumed...
    ... supplements and anti-inflammatories, right away. Namenda was added when it became available, and he began Aricept...
    ... improved slightly and stayed there through adding the Namenda . The last improvement came with the Aricept. I am...
    ... she got non stop diahrrea, and it had to be stopped. Namenda had neither good nor bad effects. It was probably...
    ... taking Exelon and Aricept together (in addition to Namenda )?...
    ... taking Exelon and Aricept together (in addition to Namenda )?" I've heard that either Exelon or Aricept was ... both together. I have also heard that Aricept and Namenda are sometimes prescribed to work in conjunction for ... AD. But, I have not heard of Exelon being used with Namenda . (Not that this may not be possiable? I just don't...
    ... what is working best. The combination of Exelon, Namenda , and Aricept (at 10mg) has been the best combination...
    ... looking at uping aricept to 11 or 12mg doses. Namenda is taking upto 20MG, but not Aricept. As well you ... mentioned that using Exleon and Namenda together, I do not advise combining Aricept and Exelon ... the appropriate dose, this is aside from Aricept and Namenda those studies do show a positive for combination therapy...

  57. Pre Alzheimer???? 26th May 2006
    ... for the person I wrote about. His doctor put him on Namenda . I'll keep updating as I learn more. Love, Martha...

  58. Specialists 23rd April 2006
    ... The Neurologist later changed him to Aricept and Namenda and added a couple other meds for his anger problem...

  59. clinical trials 23rd March 2006
    ... My grandmother has late stage, and we put her on Namenda a while back. She benefitted from it for a while....

  60. My Poor Young Mother, I Need Your Input>> 22nd January 2006
    ... church. Her FIL has been on the AD drugs (Aricept & Namenda I think) and he has not lost any ground in the last...

  61. Test results.. 20th January 2006
    ... strategies that help you. They may try Aricept or Namenda or another medication, and it may keep him on this...

  62. Stupid Things Doctor's Say 11th January 2006
    ... the 'rapid progress' of her disease and prescribed Namenda . Actually she was just the same as before ... ditzy...

  63. Please help with Alzheimers Medicines!!! 7th January 2006
    ... months before that. Last year he also started Namenda , which is for moderate AD and is a different family ... than Aricept and Reminyl. My husband said that the Namenda did help to clear his thoughts a little for a few...
    ... look them up and ask the doctor about them as well. Namenda sounds like it might be the best bet for my dad. ...

  64. Hubby's Neurology appt. report 29th December 2005
    ... looking forward to seeing if the doctor can add the Namenda to his Aricept to see if it will improve his problem...

  65. I cant figure out 20th December 2005
    ... called it ''old age dementia." They tried Aricept and Namenda but nothing helped, for the most part it has been...

  66. Stopping Namenda... can you just stop? 12th December 2005
    ... diagnosing my mom! After I found out the Dr put her on namenda for absolute no reason, I pulled my mom away from ... going to talk to the MD tomorrow about taking her off namenda . I mean, why fix it if it aint broken, right? My ... mom hates taking pills and getting her off namenda would make her happy. :) and thats my goal!...
    ... gradually stopped. They also did a short trial with Namenda and again it had no effect on her long term Dementia...
    ... at the MD tomorrow. I am sure he will take her off Namenda . Good Luck....

  67. Dementia? 11th December 2005
    ... and started her on Respidal and in 6 weeks will add Namenda . He also discovered her cholestrol is very high,...

  68. Discontinuing aricpt? 7th December 2005
    ... I thought I read somewhere that Namenda and Aricept only helped for a limited time--six to ... one time and both were eventually discontinued. The Namenda seemed to make him more agitated for some reason....

  69. Prevention of AD? Bah! 18th November 2005
    ... on Vitamin E and B12 supplements. Shes already on Namenda , been taking it for about 2 months now. She still...

  70. New Book I Read, Wanted to Share. 10th November 2005
    ... too. By the way anyone having any issues with Namenda ? Agitation? Grandma isn't doing to well on it. ...
    ... My mother didn't do well on either Aricept or Namenda . Her dementia worsened and she became psychotic, terrified...
    ... Mom did not do well on Aricept or Namenda either. The former gave her unstoppable diarreah...

  71. Early Onset? 6th November 2005
    ... lives went into a tailspin. With our insurance, the Namenda and Reminyl cost about $50 a month. We don't know...

  72. Aricept dosage update. 22nd July 2005
    ... after a couple of months we might try reducing the Namenda from 20mg to 10mg. Overmedication is a real fear...

  73. Torn and Reeling 20th July 2005
    ... marginally-in a Merry Walker. They are tapering off the Namenda and Aricept. They also said that the unexplained soft...

  74. My Mom 13th July 2005
    ... reacted very badly on that, so I backed away from the Namenda too after that. She just wants to stay away from doctors...

  75. Aricept dosage 13th July 2005
    ... wife has been on Aricept (10 mg) since May, 2001, Namenda (2-10 mg) since early 2003, plus enough other vitamins...
    ... That is all he is taking for alzheimers now. What is namenda for and what does it do? It is all a matter of which...
    ... than the miracle cure we all pray for. To Wannabe: Namenda is a medication used to delay progress of the deterioration...
    ... Thanks oldbob, I will bring up the subject of Namenda the next time we go to my dads neurologist. Could...

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