Answers in 'Geriatric psychiatry'
severe dementia,copd, on palliative care only. Has developed slimy sour smelling stools. Is this possibly a symptom of cancer in gi tract?
4th week on 30mg Mirtazepine::Remeron for OCD::Anxiety (Hated Lexapro) - finished CBT and can cope much better. Dislike increased weight again and appetite on this medication. Can I stop without tapering off? Only took for 4 weeks, don't see benefits.
A lot of spouses die within 6 months when their ill spouse dies. What are the most common diagnoses of the well spouse that leads to a demise?
Are Parkinson's tremors intermittent or always present when at rest? Is Parkinson's the only cause of resting tremor?
ANTICHOLINERGICS and DEMENTIA. Is that risk only in people over 60 who take anticholinergics? am i at risk in my 20s. Im on oxytrol for bladder spasms
Are there any medicines that restore homeostasis to a person with Alzheimer's?
ALT ^ 120- is fish oil associated with elevated transaminases? Also taking mirtazapine which I've stopped as I recall this being linked. Retest when ?
At end of rope. Tried Effexor, remeron, celexa, therapy nothing is helping anxiety::Depression. I'm a mess all the time. Trouble sleeping. Please help?
Currently taking 150 mg venlafaxine with 15mg mirtazapine but the mirtazapine is no longer working to help sleep? Should i stop the mirtazapine?
Currently taking mirtazapine (remeron) 22.5mg. It helps w:: insomnia and appetite but not anxiety::Panic. What would be a good second med::Combo with remeron to help with panic::Anxiety?
Can neurapothy cause psychosis in 65 year old, who has full memory, but started getting dillusional and agressive?
Can fixcom 4 cause dementia?
Can a person still have early onset Parkinson's disease with a normal DaTscan?
Can depression cause severe illnesses such as Schizophrenia, dementia, epilepsy, insomnia, or any types of long term or short term heart problems?
Can stress make your memory worse? What can psychologically make your memory worse? My surrounding have changed and my memory is suffering. Is stress?
Can luvox cause parkinsons disease?
Can I swallow "Madopar Rapid 62.5 Levodopa+Benserazide" 50mg::12.5mg dispersible tablets instead of dispersing it?
Can you take buspirone and amoxicillin together? If not how long should they be taken apart? The same goes for mirtazapine and amoxicillin..
Can a mentally aware person using at-home hospice ever really be emotionally happy even with appropriate pain meds? Or, so they worry all the time?
Came off mirtazipine. On avamys spray two weeks. Started escitalopram10mg on Thursday and my tinnitus soared on Friday and still non stop. please help?
Can depression impact one's ability to speak clearly::Coherently::Concisely?
Can any antipsychotics cause Parkinson's disease or related problems? I am on invega and was on zyprexa. Tried nearly all antipsychotics too.
Could you please reccomend some drugfor anxiety that does not cause weight gain.Remeron has caused considerable weight gain. Many Thanks?
Do you recommended taking some vitamins such as CoQ10, Vitamin E, C, B12, K2,D3, and probiotics and laxatives for constipation in Parkinson?
Also is sun exposure dangerous in PD in terms of increasing free radicals in body or is it good for Vit D?Thx
Does sleep eventually return after stopping mirtazapine for sleep? I read stopping mirtazapine causes insomnia.
Does a normal mri rule out vascular dementia?
Do spikes in blood sugar inflame the brain? Source: https:::::Www.helpguide.org::Articles::Alzheimers-dementia::Alzheimers-and-dementia-prevention.htm
Does the dementia drug donepezil really work? If so how well? I started giving it to my 85 year old mother with mild dementia.
Dr. prescribed remeron to sleep, gain weight. in the past SSRI's intensified restlessness :: compulsive behavior. Am worried about a new antidepressant?
Generally, just how often is it that a healthy spouse::Partner will soon suffer a major illness directly due to the demise of the other spouse::Partner?
Hi my cardio doctor said i have wolf parkinson white syndrome, now im suffering from migraine and lighthead my familydoctor said i do have migraine since she recmnd flunarizine sibelium 5mg i saw on the internet people with parkinson do not take drug?
How long can stroke symptoms last? The past week and a half I've had tingling in my right arm and leg, some weakness in my right arm, tingling on my l
Hand Tremor:: depression.Diagnosed as early stage Parkinson. Is there med. or herbal way to stop hand tremor completely.Pexola 0.375mg helps little.
Hi. I'm 5 weeks pregnant and I take alot of psych meds. I take lemictal,klonopin,ambien,trazodone,
How do I know if i should increase my Mirtazapine from 30mg to 40mg?
Hello, is mirtazapine and tianeptine safe combination?
How can you treat chronic organic poatstroke anxiety and depression if the patient suffers from urinary retention?
I know anticholinergic medications have bad effects on cognition in the elderly. Do these effects reverse after discontinuation? If so, how long does it take to return to baseline cognitive function
I've been taking benedryl to sleep for about a week . Is it true benedryl causes dementia in the long term ? I've been taking it to get schedule back
I am a 66 year old female is taking 20 mg of Prozac ok to take every other day mostly for anxiety?
Is it true that elderly people couldn't sleep alot at night or it is a special case?
&how much should a 52 woman sleep(she have diabetes type 2)?
I took a half of a blue Xanax for a panic attack can I also take my mirtazapine with it befor bed?
I've tried Zoloft panic remeron Effexor and I can't get past the extreme anxiety from starting the meds. I don't know what else to do frustrated ?
I have been on antipsychotics for six years. I can't sleep now without taking a med. will mirtazapine allow me to sleep every night?
I was wondering is there an antidepressant that works best for panic disorder? Currently taking remeron 22.5mg. Not helping with anxiety::Panic. Thanks in advance !
If an elderly, very unwell person is in hospital and suffers from chronic insomnia then, in general, can this have an adverse affect on the person's ability to recover? If so, how, generally speaking?
I was wondering if it is safe to take Remeron (Mirtazapine) and Effexor XR (Venlafaxine ER) six hours apart from each other? E.g. Ven 6pm & Mirt 12am
I take half of mirtazapine 15 mg at bedtime.Problem is I feel sleepy whole day after waking up.How can I prevent this?
I take half of mirtazapine 15mg.The problem is I feel sleepy the whole day and can't actually do anything after having it.How can I prevent this?
I am16 years old and for the past two months I keep forgetting things like my teachers names and I keep saying stuff I already said do I have dementia?
Is it safe to take propranolol 40mg a day alongside 15mg of mirtazapine at night alongside 250mg of ranitidine a day for stomach acid reflux?
Is there any limit of sex life any age that when it ends?
Is Bupropion anticholinergic or not? Research links those to possible risk of dementia. Mixed information about the classification though. Thanks.
Is it safe to take amitriptyline 25mg before bed and mirtazapine 7.5mg in the morning for PHN and sciatica?
If Parkinson's med seminet is not helping and symptoms are reduce by lying down is it a correct dx? Is there a differential dx or better meds?
I have been in n cymbalta now for ten years at 60 mg. I have read that it has a high anti-cholenergic effect. I am concerned about getting dementia?
I am on mirtazapine for G A D.It is brilliant but for the weight gain I exercise and diet and I gained 4 st in 2 years.What can I do. Thanks?
I am in constant pain with severe ibs amd am on mirtazapine 15mg for depression. Causes dizzy. Doc want to try gabapentin but super sensitve to meds?
I am experiencing overproduction of saliva and drooling when yawning. Is it a symptom of Parkinson's disease dysphagia dysarthria? On antipsychotics
Is schizophrenia, or, as it was known a century ago, dementia praecox, in fact a premature dementia?
I have been on mirtazapine for 6 months (15mg) my insomnia is back after tapering. It's day 7 on 0mg. How long until it stabilise ?
Im worried Ive spend too much time caretaking my mother. How much time should you spend on this and how much on yourself?
I'm hooked on opiods for 8 years and determined to stop if I pay will I get the medication I need to get through wiyhdrawls? I'm disabled vet fixed $$
I was prescribed Prozac 40 mg, Ritalin 10 mg, Concerta 108 mg, Remeron 30 mg and Risperdal 3 mg. Is this number of drugs safe?
I'm so scared. 37 year old female. Noticed my thumb twitched a couple times within the week and now my arm feels weak. Could it be Parkinson's?
My mom has been using Enbrel and have diagnosed with Parkinson. Is that kind of Rheumatoid Arthritis biologic treatment dangerous for Parkinson or not?
MyMom is experiencing resting tremor. Her right hand is shaking at rest.Are there any tests to diagnose tremor and parkinson differently?.What kind of medicine can she use, Is the use of medicine impotant tolesson the progression or it wont change.
My Grandmother, 85, recently experienced a TIA L T Lobe. She was hospitalized extensively. From A neuropsychiatric purview, could Namenda help with her aphasia, depression, and thought disorder caused by this - I know it slows it down. Aphasia?
My mother,a 88 y::O cauc with alzheimers has been defecating black gritty sand like bms. Yestrfay she had continous slow loose bowels for three hours.
My grandma is 83. She can remember to do things that interest her. But she forgets to do things dat she hates to do. Does this sound like Dementia?
My mother takes Donepezil at night. She often has disturbed sleep. Quetiapine 25 mg recently added. Can she take Donepezil in the morning instead?
My 76 year old mother in law has memory lapses and worries about dementia. She is also on thyroxin for thyroid problems. Could that affect her memory?
My question is about Parkinson meds,,,sinimet,, I never feel better after taking it....often worse..i am wondering if I have ms,, have most all the sy?
My GP has me on remeron and Lyrica for anxiety.I have 4 st in 2 years despite exercising and dieting.What is causing the weight. Many Thanks?
My husband has Parkinson's. At night he will sleep in his chair but then can't wake up. He acts very confused. If I talk to him he will not respond. ?
My 65year old mother got home she yelled and was nasty had anger? Later she didnt remember anything of it. What does this mean? She always is agitated
On 30mg mirtazapine and 100 pristique for 1year, recntly hve hypomania symptms, now psychiatrist wants to wean me off the pristique, why? no diag yet
Should I be worried about getting Parkinson's disease from 60 mg. of cymbalta? I read where it increases increases serotonin but decreases dopamine.
This question is asked so as to provide me with some guidelines in caring for an elderly person. (1) Generally speaking, what differences in symptoms are there between dementia and delirium? (2) Is it easy to confuse one with the other? Advice please
What is generalised cortical atrophy?
Why do i forget so easily sometimes, last night i was charging my tracfone and forgot about it till this morning, at least it didnt break my phone?
What exactly is an inflammatory stroke? Neuro said LP can tell us if that's the cause of sudden onset dementia
What is the definition or description of: Wolff Parkinson White syndrome?
What is the definition or description of: Aricept (donepezil) allergy?
What is the definition or description of: Donepezil allergy?
What's the difference between mirtazapine and Prozac if they are both considered antidepressants? Will one have more benefits than the other?
What is the definition or description of: Mirtazapine overdose?
Would it be unusual for an elderly man with dementia (not very advanced) & an underlying infection to have persistent sleeplessness as a symptom?
What is the definition or description of: Mirtazapine allergy?
What is the definition or description of: Remeron (mirtazapine) overdose?
Would a 15mg tablet of mirtazapine::Remeron work same way as cutting half a 30mg tablet? Might be silly question but wonder if there's an actual difference. E.g. I heard 15mg tab is more sedating. What about half of 30mg tab? Thanks in advance.
What is the definition or description of: Namenda (memantine) allergy?
Why do i forget important stuff, like a cashier asking me for my visa or putting a ticket on the bus? my father had altzheimers , im prediabetic.
What is the average life expectancy of someone with amyloid angiopathy?i was diagnose withe cerebral amayloid angiopathy in May 2015.
I am on Keppra
Will telomerase activators prevent or treat Alzheimer's? Telocyte.com says this treatment will prevent microglial aging::Degeneration.
What is the definition or description of: Dementia with Lewy bodies?
What is the definition or description of: Alzheimer's disease?
Where can I get my mother in law psychologically evaluated? Not sure if she is early alzheimers or something else. She is on Medicaid
What is the definition or description of: Dementia?
Why does my 87yr old mom w:: COPD suddenly have hallucination or at times become very quiet after pneumonia? Took antibiotics, diuretics, potassium