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    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    7/3/2014 12:16:49 AM

    Reviewer: pu34ua, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

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    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    3/31/2014 6:18:27 AM

    Reviewer: Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    No change at all

    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    3/5/2014 4:12:28 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug wasd givin to my 95 Yr. old father it didn't work and they just kept increasing the dosage until they turned him into a zombie. Couldn't walk, couldn't talk, couldn't function, and the just kept giving it to him even after he started having seizures. Did not recover from the third seizure and died 12 days later. Problem was, he didn't have alzheimer's or Dementia. ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    2/17/2014 5:40:25 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My 88 yr old mother took this with Namenda and she was more confused on it and seemed to fall more.

    Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    2/11/2014 11:08:23 PM

    Reviewer: Getting old sucks but only one alternati, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    PLEASE DO NOT TAKE THIS MEDICATION, and PLEASE DO NOT RECOMMEND IT FOR ANYONE!!! I am 70 years old, and was prescribed Aricept for a very poor memory.(I didn't even have any other symptoms, just a bad memory)! After 30 days the Dr. increased my dose to 10 Mg. (from 5 Mg.). I HAD BEEN LOSING WEIGHT BECAUSE I NEEDED TO. But it coincided with this new prescription of Aricept. Well, I lost my app ... Show Full Comment

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