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A 46-year-old female asked about a 79-year-old female:

My mom has a history of psychiatric issues only helped with prozac, (fluoxetine) trazodone, perphenazine, diazepam. she's got dementia now, too. what to consider?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Stop two meds add 1: stop the trazadone and perphenazine. the diazepam should be tapered. start Namenda (memantine) and Aricept or the new combo for dementia. avoid benzos and phenothiazines
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Excellent advice.
Jul 11, 2015
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Recommend that: she be evaluated by a geriatric psychiatrist.

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