A 84-year-old female asked:
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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?

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Dr. Robert Marvit
56 years experience in Psychiatry
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
Answered on Mar 30, 2016
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Excellent advice.
Jul 11, 2015

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