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    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    5/19/2010 8:42:32 PM

    Reviewer: ohdannyboy99, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    My mother is on this drug after a stay in the hospital and nursing home. I thought it had no effect until we missed 2 doses and she seemed more agitated. Again this is anecdotal but I now make sure she takes it religiously. A few years ago she was on Namenda - that was troublesome because it was sometimes hard to get her to swallow a pill. The patch is effortless.

    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    4/20/2010 9:43:50 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    My 91 year old father started with the 4.6mg/24hr patch for 3 months, then increased to 9.5mg/24hr patch for the past 3 months. From the start, it seemed to improve his demeaner - not so argumentive - and much more social. My problem is the welts the patch leaves on his back. I now put cornstarch on the site area and then use lotion after they 'dry up'. It continually itches and his back l ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    1/31/2010 4:40:20 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    My Mother has been on this medication for about 6 months. When she went from the low dose 4.6 to the next step it made her so sick she wound up in the hospital. She is now staying on the low dose, but - I've not seen any improvement in her condition. In fact just the opposite - she seems to be getting worse.

    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    9/4/2009 5:43:34 AM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Nausea and skin rashes

    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    6/24/2009 3:40:25 PM

    Reviewer: janmar38p, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This was hekping my memory a lot and I had already started to use the higher dosage. I have been feeling tired with no energy and the nuese that visits my home 1 time a week said this was the cause. I called my Dr. (Psychiarist) who has been my Dr. for sev. yrs. and hehas never given me anything that I had a problem. He back me off the higher dose & then I took4.6 for a week & he sugges ... Show Full Comment

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