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  1. Husband has Alzheimer's and startng to wonder at 3 AM
    ... night, you might ask his Neurologist about prescribing Seroquel for him. A small dose of Seroquel early in the afternoon ... him his Aricept and one Nameda at bedtime along with Seroquel , it will help him (and you) get a good night's sleep ... is on all three medications, we give her 50 mg of Seroquel in the AM with one Namenda. 75 mg in the afternoon ... Aricept and one Namenda. This is a larger dose of Seroquel than most patients start out with, but as the disease ... progresses more will be required. The maximum dose of Seroquel is over 500 mg a day, so the drug has a lot of flexibility ... . If she needs a little more Seroquel to help her through a rough day or time the Neurologist...
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  2. Does your loved one "know" they have dementia?
    ... mental condition. She also understands she has to take Seroquel to make her "Sweeter" and that she must take her AD...

  3. Geriatric Specialist, my eye!
    ... infuriated by her. When she continued to medicate Mom with Seroquel in unsafe limits and then inform me that I didn't...

  4. Dementia? Psychotic symptoms. Prognosis?
    ... expanded to fear/paranoia/crying/etc. The doctor tried Seroquel and one other while she was at home at the assisted...
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  5. New with vasular dementia
    ... hospitals. They have put him on Prozac, Aricet and Seroquel . He will not at this time get out of bed. He was...
    ... to see if they were truly locked. He was also on seroquel for a while along with namenda, aricept, and a PRN...
    ... use whatever trick you have up your sleeve. The Seroquel should help but it takes several weeks for you to...
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  6. Seroquel/Guardianship
    ... regarding my hubands "pacing" and anxiety, he has added Seroquel to go along with his other meds, ie. Namenda, Aricept...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]My Mom was on Seroquel and it really requires a balancing act. If your hubby...
    ... Janie~My Mom took Seroquel , she had really good results with it. It took her...
    ... told me there was a limit to what they could do with Seroquel and other meds on the higher end of the anti psyc...
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  7. Updates on - "Issues with family because of dad's AD"
    ... related. They have him on Depakote EC 1500 mg daily, Seroquel 75 mg daily, and they've given him shots of Ativan...
    ... worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Seroquel - is used with or without other medications to treat ... Body Water, Overweight, Having Thoughts of Suicide as seroquel may not be suited to the patient. Ativan - is used...
    ... the Depakote, but that is truly a low dose of the Seroquel and Ativan. As Martha says, the stress and the move...
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  8. Very concerned About my father and the use of sedatives in care homes
    ... move. They changed the Xanax to Ativan and added Seroquel . For a while he was fine but then he started sleeping ... them out just change their behavior. That is why the Seroquel which is an antipsychotic. Perhaps you can try a...
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  9. From 'you're not my daughter' to this?
    ... medication for these outbursts? My boss said her mom takes seroquel and it helps her. Do you have any suggestions? I...
    ... medications effect Alzheimer patients. My Dad was put on Seroquel because of frequent violent outburst during his adjustment ... go to meals twice a day. We are now taking him off Seroquel . He has adjusted well to where he is and we can deal...

  10. Nursing Home Troubles
    ... they had checked with her doctor and decided to try Seroquel to help with her sundowners. Ok that's fine. Friday...

  11. I'm new here and desperate
    ... to get her some comfort. The doctor started her on Seroquel , it was a powerful drug for her tiny body but it worked...
    ... amounts until she just maintained for awhile. The Seroquel also took a few weeks for her to get the full effect...
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  12. Antipsychotic drugs again
    ... was there! We had no choice but to place her on Seroquel . Within four weeks she was a new person. Still with...
    ... We consulted with a neurologist and he put her on Seroquel . Well, then it hit the fan. She reacted completely...

  13. I Need Some Answers
    ... hizophrenia induced by the vascular dementia and put him on Seroquel in addition to the Ativan he was already on. He has ... like my new Dad so much better than the one before Seroquel . He sleeps an hour or two longer at night but that...
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  14. Seroquel
    ... and his routine, as you have already found out. seroquel may work, but it may take up to two weeks to see a ... listening to the staff nurses-but that is another story. Seroquel can work if the staff watchs and moniters your dad...
    ... My Mother has been on Seroquel for quite some time. She started *seeing* people...
    ... My 86 year old mother has been on Seroquel since the end of June when she was released from the...

  15. Depression Medication
    ... of her meds. While inpatient, she was prescribed Seroquel on discharge by the attending physician due to her ... weeks ago, and her primary refused refills, saying the Seroquel worked the same way. Well, after about 3 days, she...
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  16. New to this board - question about Healthcare Provider Attitudes
    ... been on for forty years and put her on Imovain and Seroquel instead. She became depressed, shaky, confused and...
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  17. Dr jekyll and Mr Hyde
    ... respidol is he on by the way? You may need to look at seroquel , respidol is good, but it's not always the answer...

  18. cessation of aricept
    ... thinning, mild cognitive impairment (bit late for that). Seroquel (Quetiapine) is used in some AD cases, but can create...
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  19. Changes in behavior
    ... general, hung up on me. His psychiatrist has upped his Seroquel and Exelon and I can tell a difference already in...
    ... the more you need to make it work next time. The seroquel is an antipsychotic .... he may likely build up a...
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  20. The "Stare" is getting to me
    ... It is absolutely steely. They did take him off his seroquel so I am wondering if the aggression is returning,...
    ... It is absolutely steely. They did take him off his seroquel so I am wondering if the aggression is returning, ... over-medicate. Plus also you said they took him off seroquel could he be withdrawling? Just b/c they are old and...

  21. Some observations....
    ... combativeness, especially at night and prescribed Seroquel for her on discharge. I know it drives mom crazy...

  22. Why Serequel?
    ... My dad is also taking Seroquel . I also had fears about it, after reading the Seroquel ... Aunts 2nd husband recently passed away. He was on Seroquel for awhile, but she stopped giving it to him. She ... may just depend on the person. Since being on the Seroquel , dad sleeps much better and is having less and less...
    ... pharmacist told us the nursing home is eliminating the seroquel so I am assuming since he is no longer violent and...

  23. I am so glad to finally find ya'll
    ... effects so they took her off and now they give her seroquel . However; they are about to take her off that and ... something else--when I find out I'll let you know. Seroquel is for her hallucinations and it seems to work well...
    ... person to loose their appitite and loose weight. The seroquel causes weight gain. But I'm sure everyone has their...
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  24. Does anyone have knowledge of Lewy Body Disease?
    ... there were not meds to help him, and that possibly Seroquel or some other drug may have to be used for aggression...
    ... dianozed with lewy body and has parkinson he is also on seroquel for his combative times. Had to increase it to one...

  25. Important question about Zyprexa and Seroquel
    ... the hallucinations, but I do know my FIL has been on seroquel for the past year. I also questioned if he should...
    ... seems agitated and a little confused. I have both Seroquel and Zyprexa in the cabinet, so I could start her back...
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  26. Talks loudly all night!
    ... . sometimes it works. We have also increased her seroquel at night, as needed, from 25 mg to 75 mg. I heard...
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  27. New Day More New Problems
    ... cooperative most of the time now as long as she is on her seroquel . She also is hungry all the time. I believe the...

  28. need to talk and get suggestions for help
    ... mind. He is on Aricept and Namenda, as well as Seroquel 100mg 2x day, Trazadone 25mg 3x a day, Trazadone 150mg...
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  29. Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital
    ... the smallest dose available) and a small dosage of Seroquel . Very good combination, IMO. For the record, my...
    ... work either. I do not think the doctors tried dad on Seroquel . Maybe I will mention it!! My grandmother passed...
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  30. Stage 7 or is it the drugs?
    ... quickly or if the myriad amount of drugs he is taking ( Seroquel , departake, Zoloft, etc,) are taking a toll on his...
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  31. No Sleep? What now?
    ... of Ambien. Did not help. Dr said to give her two Seroquel tablets, 25 mg each. Did not help. I left a phone...
    ... for sleep. It works great for my husband. We tried Seroquel and other things but this is the best. It is not a...
    ... willing to try anything. Dr said to continue with the seroquel 25 mg, 3x daily and if Mom is not sleepy and acting ... wildly alert, to still give her 2 more seroquel plus the Xanax. We are just going to try the Xanax...
    ... 2 months and my hair is still falling out. Taking seroquel now 25mg. Works great for sleep but my hair is still ... falling out. Anyone know if seroquel has this side effect or is it still the trazodone...
    ... HI, Carmella, My husband has been taking seroquel for a year now and his was just doubled this past...
    ... sometimes sleeps late but is awake all day. He is also on Seroquel 50mg 3 times a day. He is not clumsy or unsteady....
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  32. I'm new here...
    ... later was eating dinner calmly. He's been taking Seroquel , and started low-dose Sertraline a few days ago. ...

  33. Weeping
    ... My Mom would get aggressive and the dr prescribed Seroquel , 25 mg, 3x daily which i believe has helped her behavior...
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  34. sleeplessness
    ... was having trouble sleeping but his dr. put him on seroquel and then 6 months later increased the dosage. He...
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  35. extreme verbal aggression...
    ... aggression .. ask the doctor about that .. Serenace or seroquel can be used short term ... respiradol is another longer...
    ... aggression .. ask the doctor about that .. Serenace or seroquel can be used short term ... respiradol is another longer ... and intimidating .. Cheers My FIL has been on seroquel and respiradol for almost a year after he became violent...

  36. Crying all the time....
    ... lorazepam (anti-anxiety), Zoloft (anti-depressant), seroquel (anti-psychotic) and depakote sprinkles (for manic...
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  37. Medicines
    ... was on all the drugs cited in your post as well as Seroquel and a couple of others. Jane...

  38. Grandmother sees imaginary people in her home
    ... nite problem ~ never during the day. The medicine is seroquel (I think that is the spelling!) It's really helped...
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  39. medicine to stop wandering?
    ... Risperdal and Trazadone. We hve already tried the Seroquel with no improvment which is why he is on Risperdal...
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  40. Mother with Dementia - aggressive behavior
    ... My MIL is on Aricept and Seroquel . Her main problems are memory and sundowning, and...
    ... even thought it could be Alzheimers. He was put on Seroquel (an anti-psychotic) which did help the delusions....
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  41. Best anti depressant for seniors with Alz
    ... place her and she now requires meds. Dr. put her on Seroquel but is considering Lexapro, so apparantly it's an...
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  42. So worried about my mom...
    ... isn't eating much at all. They put her on 25 mg. Seroquel for agitation/anxiety, Megace for appetite stimulant ... her one dose of Haldol (I asked them to switch to Seroquel b/c Haldol so heavy duty - but then I learned that ... Seroquel can be constipating!). She was also put on Protonix...
    ... one, insist that your mother be put on it and the Seroquel be stopped. If there is not one, see if something...
    ... holistically - body, mind, spirit. She kept her on the seroquel & upped her tylenol for some obvious yet unexplained...
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  43. How to choose meds?
    ... one of the group homes I looked at today suggested Seroquel and the other suggested Xanax. How do you make such...
    ... strokes and heart disease. So I went for a low dose of seroquel after reading it was the best tolerated of the antipsychoti ... panic and was not contraindicated if she was also on seroquel . So, on a very low dose of seroquel she is more ... been able to tolerate aricept, celexa, zoloft and now seroquel , and I'm forgetting what other drugs due to adverse ... even state of calmness which I had hoped for from the seroquel . Every time I read someone's loved one is now calm...
    ... Lorazepam (0.5 mg) and I noticed the doctor has prescribed seroquel 25 mg again although that one alone did not seem to...
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  44. Is fast deterioration normal?
    ... his meds a few times. He did not get along well on Seroquel and this was changed, but two other meds were added...

  45. The Paranoia
    ... drugs to get the right result. His experience with Seroquel was not good. He seems calm now, but he is getting...
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  46. Help w/ Dads aggresive behavoir
    ... effect. My FIL became increasingly violent when his Seroquel was increased. Finally, we asked his doctor if he...

  47. Is this too good to be true?
    ... FIL has become increasingly anxious on Zoloft and Seroquel and exhibited violent behavior in his lockdown unit ... another drug, an anti-seizure one, and decreased the Seroquel , but my FIL now seems to sleep most of the time. ...
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  48. Psychiatric Ward for FIL
    ... there may be no alternative. They keep upping his Seroquel with each incident. Has anyone else ever had anything...

  49. New to this board and need help please.
    ... year and takes an antidepressant, lexapro 10mg. and seroquel 25mg. at night which seems to keep her very calm....
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  50. Med help
    ... think at all. Seem to remember people swearing by Seroquel ? But that it costs a bloody fortune in the US. ...
    ... should save your Mom quite a bit towards the cost of seroquel if that is the doctor's choice. Obviously she MUST...
    ... My FIL is the one on Seroquel and it is expensive. He is also on Zoloft and buspirone ... nurse called to request permission to increase his seroquel dosage and we were really surprised. She told me that...
    ... I answered the doctor's questions and asked about Seroquel . He said the 3 choices were Seroquel, Risperdal and...
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  51. I don't think I've ever hated my father so much
    ... doctor, i.e. low dose anti-depressant and aricept or seroquel (sp?). He will make appt to go see her doctor. I...
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  52. Seroquel?
    ... Hi Jane, I looked up Seroquel and the only mention of risk to patients over 65 or...
    ... Seroquel is a common choice for dementia patients with hallucination ... improvement in their QOL (quality of life) since beginning Seroquel , that intangible has weight, IMO. Living in constant...

  53. Dad's AD seems to be really progressing fast
    ... My father is taking seroquel to address his aggression and/or violence, and he...

  54. new here, our Mom as Alz diesease
    ... about and go on with new conversation. My mother's on seroquel which has cut down the hallucinations and paranoia...
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  55. unusual situation with Alzheimer's... I need help
    ... which have basically stopped since she was put on Seroquel . She has no problem solving skills. She might say...
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  56. Hi! New here and with some questions!
    ... good drugs for the mood swings, one of them being Seroquel . Get to a doctor and then the attorney. Remember...
    ... good drugs for the mood swings, one of them being Seroquel . Get to a doctor and then the attorney. Remember...

  57. Need Advice on Medications
    ... 5mg 2x daily. That didn't help. The doctor tried Seroquel 25mg 2x daily -- that made him worse. Now they have...
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  58. New and so sad-please help
    ... sudden and can last for days. He is on resperidol and seroquel . He does fine when someone is there and acts fine...

  59. Wandering/Sleeplessness
    ... your doctor for more information about trazodone. seroquel is a atypical anti-psychotic can be helpful for sleep...
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  60. memory problems and past drug abuse any suggestions
    ... developing full-blown dementia? :) I might start taking seroquel and gabitril for other problems i have, can these...
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  61. is it really.or something else?
    ... They want to try and put her on Zyprexa and or seroquel but haven't yet for 2 reasons. 1. she has a heart...
    ... idea when she was born dates escape her completely... Seroquel at night is the only thing i have ever seen that...
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  62. Has anyone else had to deal with this?
    ... contra-indicated. I have considered a mild dose of Seroquel but she'd need 24/7 care during titration, so I'll...

  63. dementia or alzhiemers
    ... psychotic......if aunt doesn't have cardiac issues, Seroquel or equivilent should help with hallucinations To...

  64. new question?
    ... dosages: Risperdal (lots of side effects); Zyprexa; Seroquel ; Klonopin; or Depakote may also be prescribed. ...
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  65. Alzheimer's caretaker abuse
    ... Try Seroquel .... It's also possible her husband (I'm assuming...
    ... would then re-iterate my suggestion to start him on Seroquel , barring any kidney or liver disfunction. Have your...

  66. Is Marijuana a solution for dementia related agitation?
    ... Just wanted to add that it appears [url="http://www. seroquel .com/cons_asp/index.asp"]Seroquel[/url] has been received...

  67. Don't know what to think
    ... meds according to pharmacy bill. They had her on Seroquel and Risperdal. She left a geriatric unit just before...
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  68. Medicine Questions
    ... the Clonapine and then they added a new drug called Seroquel ? not sure if that is the correct spelling. He is...
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  69. Very Agitated Alzheimers
    ... temezepam....30 mg.Just recently taken off sinemet and seroquel . He was asleep but now has waken up and it's the same...
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  70. Carepartner help (caregiver)
    ... temazepam..30mg. Was recently taken off sinemet and seroquel which I think were for his Parkinsons. I haven't had...
    ... had any seizures. The dr. just recently took him off seroquel and sinemet. It was replaced by haloperidol 2 days...
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