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Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
8/3/2014 11:15:40 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am 81 and was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment 3 months ago. I began with the 4.5 patch for 30 days without any side effects. Have now used 9.5 patch for additional 75 days without side effects. I feel that my short term memory has improved in my bridge game but do not have a way to quantify this. My doctor recommended taking a foreign language and I have increased my vocabulary by 400 w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
7/23/2013 1:01:37 AM

Reviewer: caregiver1243, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have a home health patient on this that is like a member of my family we spend so much time today. It has worked pretty well for her. I didn't really believe it would work when the doctor was telling me about it but it does. I never knew her before the dementia set in but she is laughing more and just as sweet as ever. She is remembering things and doing things she has never done before. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
4/22/2013 8:05:04 PM

Reviewer: Dick, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medication has only been tried at the lower level. It may be that it has affected appetite (reduction) especially in mornings. Our neurologist has indicated that studies of the patch indicate a slowing of progression. Benefits according to my wife are nil. I feel that if it is true that it slows progression, it is worth the price. The first months supply can be obtained without financial ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
8/20/2012 4:14:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After my 82 yr old mother wore the patch for 2 weeks, she became so confused she could not figure out what end of the telephone to talk in, which end of the fork to eat with.. Her awareness dropped to the point of not being able to locate the bathroom in the home she has lived in for 30+ yrs. Have spoken to several others who have had the same issues and we have now taken her off the patch. None o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
9/14/2011 11:19:36 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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