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Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
7/13/2014 4:51:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
89 y.o. father was put on this (titrated to 28mg XR) and now is a new man. He was having hallucinations and confabulations before, and these are now gone. His short term memory is just slightly better. The biggest improvement is in the clarity and lack of "made up" stuff. I can now call him and talk to him instead of trying to convince him he didn't change out all the electrical ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
7/1/2014 10:19:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I take one a day Namanda 5 plus one Galantamine HBr 8mg. Do not seem to suffer any side effects. I feel they are holding my problem steady at the moment. I tried Aricept and others but had bad side effects.

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
6/20/2014 7:58:29 AM

Reviewer: Grandmama213, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My husband was given this medication by his doctor to try to improve his memory. He was put on 5mg I a day. This seemed to work very well. It helped his memory and also made him seem more present. Just increased to 2 a day and seems to be making him loose temper often. Might put him back to 1 a day. Any one else have this problem?

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
5/11/2014 6:37:01 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband has just started using this medication and since this has lost control of his bowels. he has not been taking it long enough to determine its effectiveness,

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
4/15/2014 3:31:33 PM

Reviewer: dot, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My heart rate declining. No energy. Unsteady on my feet. Legs feel like they don't belong to me. Must hold on to something when walking. Memory seems better but side effects seem bad. I have dr app't tomorrow but think I will stop this and see.

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