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Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
8/1/2013 11:28:51 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication put my mom in a mental psychosis. After 6 days, she had no clue who or where she was, very combative. Her eyes were fixed and dilated. We put her in hospital and sat with her for 48hrs until drug got out of system. It took her 2 months of physical and occupational therapy to get motor skills back.

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
5/19/2013 8:53:01 AM

Reviewer: PG Keen, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Many side effects. Anorexia, insomnia, diarrhea. No notable improvement in cognitive function.

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
11/26/2012 9:18:29 AM

Reviewer: MFMUPS23, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My father took 5 mg to start off. I was willing to try anything to help with the dementia. the first day i noticed zombie type behavior. i assumed it was his body getting use to it. Let's say after 4 days i threw it out. His behavior became more erratic. STAY AWAY from this drug! The reviews of POOR are accurate.

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
10/17/2012 10:38:11 PM

Reviewer: pat, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
agression, confusion, face puffy

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
10/3/2012 9:57:34 AM

Reviewer: mellowknee, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My mother has been taking this for 9 months and has low blood pressure 90/50, weak, head fullness, and very tired. I did not like what I was reading about it and starting taking her off gradually. BIG MISTAKE!! She ended up hallucinating for two days getting up every hour trying to go with the people she saw. Put her back on it and about 36 hours was back to baseline. It is either sleeping all the ... Show Full Comment

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