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  1. Husband has Alzheimer's and startng to wonder at 3 AM
    ... meds at this time. One of the first anxiety meds was Risperdal . Took him off Risperdal after started having some...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT namenda

  2. need help
    ... convince her of that fact. The Dr. wants to start her on risperdal . Does anyone have knowledge of this drug? One sister...
    ... before she went into the nh and her Dr put her on Risperdal , He started off on the lowest dose and gradually increased ... suited her, After 3 days on the final increase of Risperdal , Mum had a bad seizure and ended up in hospital.....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa

  3. New to this board
    ... [FONT="Tahoma"][COLOR="Navy"]Mum was taking Risperdal for quite a while and it really helped her, but after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa

  4. All she does is sleep...
    ... says what she says to me. Anyway, she was put on Risperdal in the hospital and unless I nudge her, all she does...
    ... Mom was on risperdal one time when her Dr. called in a neurologist. I didn...

  5. Mom is in the hospital....and now violent!!
    ... do know that. Anyway, the doctor has prescribed Risperdal . I sure hope it won't cause a stroke, I was reading...
    ... do know that. Anyway, the doctor has prescribed Risperdal . I sure hope it won't cause a stroke, I was reading...

  6. I'm new here and desperate
    ... windows and pull the shades for her. Mum has tried Risperdal and Avanza but they both made her physically ill and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa namenda

  7. new, frustrated, UGHH
    ... tuesdays and have her checked for UTI..so far the Risperdal is working pretty well..she has been sleeping good...

  8. Antipsychotic drugs again
    ... psychotics is basically as follows. He was prescribed Risperdal to treat his paranoia. It worked for a month, though ... general. His level of need of care went way up on the Risperdal , but the Celexa has allowed him to remain fairly well...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa

  9. what would happen if alzheimer was left untreated
    ... patients - will cause drowsiness. Namenda does, so does Risperdal (anti-psychotic) and Depakote (mood stabilizer). If...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote namenda haldol

  10. what respirdol does
    ... If this is a request asking for information on Risperdal , then I can help. It is used for Schizophrenia ... subaverage intellectual functioning. Side effects of Risperdal (also knows as Risperidone and Risperdal Consta) are...
    ... guys, My dad recently had an adverse reaction to Risperdal that resembled a mini-stoke. It occurred after his ... behavioral issues which is working well so far. Risperdal is a pretty powerful med. Keep that in mind if your...
    ... My grandmother was prescribed Risperdal in September and it really helped a lot with Alzheimer...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa

  11. can't walk
    ... ago most likely resulting from too high a dosage of risperdal . He couldn't walk or dress himself and became incontinent ... checked into a hospital for 5 days. They replaced his risperdal with an anti-depressant and also put him on blood...

  12. Mixed emotions
    ... at me that I took him to the doc and he was put on Risperdal . No yelling in the past week and a half or so since...

  13. Dr jekyll and Mr Hyde
    ... increasingly abusive and unco-operative. He has been on Risperdal for about two weeks now. It's an anti-phsycotic that...

  14. Sleepless nights
    ... pouring water down his throat. Last night we tried risperdal ,0.25mg . Same result. The risperdal seems to have...

  15. Ways to Cope with Caregiver Depression
    ... hard to deal with . Then dr started my Mother on RISPERDAL . I don't really know what to expect from this drug...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  16. New Day More New Problems
    ... Trazodone before bedtime. The doctor also had him on Risperdal but I had to take him off due to violent behavior...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Trazodone

  17. Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital
    ... a little. Come to find out, the doctor put dad on Risperdal which he was on previously for three days. The Risperdal...
    ... days she beat up 3 nurses. They had to adavan and risperdal the heck out of her, which turned her into a drooling...
    ... building is on fire. After being taken off of the Risperdal , he is not longer violent but mnthing and I mean nothing...
    ... on Lexapro 20mg in the morning and .5 ativan and .5 risperdal at night. Ive instructed my Father to cut the night ... does of ativan and risperdal in halves, I want to wean her off it ever so slightly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa haldol Seroquel Wellbutrin Ativan Lexapro

  18. Anger
    ... hit two people. At the nursing home he was taking Risperdal . They increased the Risperdal but later the Neurologist...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote Xanax

  19. I need some advice!
    ... thorazine. In the past he has been on seroquel,ativan, risperdal , trazodone, the list goes on. I don't believe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Seroquel Trazodone

  20. medicine to stop wandering?
    ... feed him. He is on Aricept, Namenda, Zoloft , Risperdal and Trazadone. We hve already tried the Seroquel with ... no improvment which is why he is on Risperdal now. Is there a prn medicine that can be used safely...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Seroquel Zoloft namenda

  21. Med help
    ... about Seroquel. He said the 3 choices were Seroquel, Risperdal and Zyprexa, and then thought about it and picked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Glucophage Seroquel Xanax Zyprexa

  22. Need Advice on Medications
    ... of medication to calm him down. We agreed to try Risperdal of 0.5mg 2x daily. That didn't help. The doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel haldol

  23. Mom depressed in nursing home
    ... had been taken off namenda and zyprexa and put on risperdal . It took about 3 weeks to take effect - not the 3...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa namenda

  24. Delusions/Hallucinations
    ... psychiatrist did not do alot of tests. He put her on risperdal and an antidepressant over a year ago. He has increased ... help anymore. I am concerned about the risks of Risperdal (some studies say elderly at increased risk of strokes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  25. possible 4 dementia symptoms WORSEN w/namenda?
    ... on her house. She has leg tremors but is also on Risperdal for the delusions--helps minimize them but doesn't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT namenda

  26. anxiety and fear
    ... any advise on how to ease her discomfort. She is on risperdal and klonopin and I think doses are low or she has ... developed a resistance to meds. She has been on risperdal for one year. Dr. told me this week ..."it is just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin

  27. Epic Saga Story -- get your Coffee ready
    ... antagonsitic and quite unbearable) so she was put on Risperdal and was already on Celexa (anti-depressant). This...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa

  28. What is the next step?
    ... medicine change. Her Dr. is putting her on a low dose of Risperdal . I am going to look it up this morning to see what...
    ... alone. Her Dr. is putting her on a low dose of Risperdal . I am going to look it up this morning to see what...
    ... this morning and the three of us decided to give this Risperdal a chance, knowing that it is very temporary at best...

  29. new question?
    ... drugs that are sometimes prescribed in small dosages: Risperdal (lots of side effects); Zyprexa; Seroquel; Klonopin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Ativan Buspar Celexa Depakote Klonopin Paxil Remeron Seroquel Zoloft Zyprexa exelon reminyl

  30. Don't know what to think
    ... according to pharmacy bill. They had her on Seroquel and Risperdal . She left a geriatric unit just before going to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  31. Medicine Questions
    ... The only drug you mention that my husband took is Risperdal . Like every other drug he was prescribed, it only...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT exelon reminyl

  32. Very Agitated Alzheimers
    ... that he is aware of also. I have asked the Dr. to try risperdal . I took care of another Alzheimers lady and that was...
    ... on the appropriate drugs, not only for the disease ( risperdal , aricept, etc...), but, for the many symptoms related...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Aspirin

  33. Carepartner help (caregiver)
    ... You should talk to your doctor about meds such as, Risperdal , aricept, reminyl, exelon, to see which of these would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Buspar exelon reminyl

  34. Dementia Problem?
    ... my 89yr old mom w/me, she wasn't doing too bad on risperdal & paxil at night. Lately though she is up at 5:30 ... it will not get any better just worse sd to try 2 risperdal at night w/1paxil. I did & sure enough there she was...
    ... it in half & was packing that too! The dr sd give 2 risperdal & 1 paxil at bedtime, she hasn't packed since doing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  35. Two Alzhemiers medicines??
    ... on two alzhemiers medicines at once. The meds are risperdal and aricept?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT