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Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Mom just home from rehab!Questions!
    ... she sees fit. I do remember Dad waking up from his Xanax over dose. The second time he got out of bed, ripping...

  2. Mixed Results
    ... ok. After she accidentally gave Dad an overdose of Xanax and then told everybody he had a stroke or a heart...
    ... taking care of Dad for so long. She overdosed him on Xanax because he just drove her crazy. She told one friend...

  3. Mom's being discharged....yikes!
    ... My only dealing with that is when Dad was in his Xanax overdose and that only lasted a few days. Broken...

  4. Questions about Mom
    ... If you remember, the NH wanted to greatly increase Xanax and we refused...thank goodness! She is on a fourth ... seemed so sedated this morning that he withheld the xanax dosage. He thought the depakote was sedating her...
    ... request that they stop the Depakot and only use the Xanax PRN if it is needed. If she's not responding then...
    ... noon that she seemed so sedated that he withheld her Xanax dosage. Still sitting fiddling with her hands in ... hard to believe that leaving off one small dosage of Xanax that she has been on all these days could have this...
    ... Yes, I can believe that leaving off a dose of Xanax can make that difference. These types of meds of ... the extent of their effectiveness or their effects. Xanax is quick acting and a relative short half life. That ... nothing more than Mom unknowingly giving him too much Xanax . He was incoherent, unable to walk, seemed unaware ... down steps and knowing our names. As soon as the Xanax was washed out of his system he was back. That is...
    ... had found out before I left last night that the PRN Xanax had been removed from her medications. She was scheduled ... bring so much back, I told the nurse on duty to DC the xanax for 24 hours. He realized what had happened and my ... become restless about 1 am and had been given a dose of xanax . Two techs were extremely mad at being called inside ... mother's chart and check the times she had been given xanax yesterday and today. Before opening it, she told ... become restless at about 1 am, and he had given the xanax . When she opened the chart, it said that he had given...
    ... problem is resolved. If they continue to give the Xanax have your doctor DC the order.... then if they give...

  5. Keepin' me hoppin'!
    ... with Dad ending up in the hospital for 5 days with a Xanax overdose. I don't even want to think about the day...

  6. Anybody live with a Control Freak?
    ... dad was a bit that way at home and a PRN ativan or xanax worked wonders. My other suggestion is to try to...

  7. Is this common?
    ... There is a possibility this came from 1 small dose of xanax not given that morning, but it had never happened...

  8. Help meeting w dr about mothers meds, need advice
    ... Currently she is on zetia,aetenlol,boniva,lexapro,ambien, xanax ,percoects 3 times a day,celebrex,potassium. Does ... the doctor just never took them away.she has been on xanax for at least 20 years and the ambien for probably...

  9. care for a parent
    ... was severly hurt.... other than a med over dose of Xanax that required hospitalization and a broken arm. I...

  10. question about the time frame...
    ... obvious (Dad's hospitalization for an overdose of Xanax which Mom administered). I then looked back and saw...

  11. *sigh*Sometimes, I just get tired...
    ... bottle was refilled and counted the pills. It was a Xanax overdose. The rehab placement was cancelled and he...

  12. Appt with memory clinic
    ... Mom is on. Something as simple as a prn ativan or xanax worked wonders for Dad. I am sure they are dragging...

  13. What to do...what to do
    ... home... until Dad ended up in the hospital with a Xanax overdose we tried to believe her. The pharmacy questioned...

  14. New with vasular dementia
    ... for a while along with namenda, aricept, and a PRN Xanax for those really anxious nights. Now he is on Ativan...

  15. I'm new here...needing to vent
    ... realization that it was not a stroke but an over dose of Xanax administered by my Mom because she didn't remember...

  16. I am new here
    ... was when Mom accidentally gave Dad an overdose of Xanax . He had a new prescription for aggitation. (one pill...

  17. Seroquel/Guardianship
    ... given melatonin " over the counter "along with a .5 xanax during her more stressful nights and when she is really...

  18. What's wrong with my Mom?
    ... completely out of it. She gave Dad an overdose of Xanax thta landed him in the hospital. She broke her arm...
    ... up in the hospital for 5 days after an overdose of Xanax given to him by Mom because she couldn't remember...

  19. Very concerned About my father and the use of sedatives in care homes
    ... authorized additional medication. He was already on 1 mg Xanax because of his aggitation prior to the move. They ... changed the Xanax to Ativan and added Seroquel. For a while he was...

  20. I'm new here and desperate
    ... back to where we had come from. He did have a 1 mg Xanax that helped a little. Mostly you just do the best...

  21. For ginastanford
    ... ended up in the hospital with a massive overdose of Xanax that Mom gave him. She was diagnosed a few weeks...

  22. Terrible Rage
    ... medication. His GP just put him on an evening dose of Xanax which did not do much good. When he finally got to...

  23. new here, hope everyones experiences can answer my concern
    ... Then a year ago Dad ended up in the hospital from a Xanax overdose that Mom gave him. She didn't remember when...

  24. galantamine
    ... dangerous to take other meds with galantamine such as xanax ?...
    ... reactions when taking anti-anxiety medications (such as Xanax , nor does Xanax mention any contraindications with...

  25. Assisted Living vs In-Home Care...thoughts anyone?
    ... try to fix them and totally mess them up. It was a Xanax overdose that put Dad in the hospital administered...

  26. Seroquel
    ... rantings and makes it worse. They changed his 4:30 PM Xanax to Ativan and that did not help. Now they have put...

  27. Problems With Mom After Knee Replacement Surgery
    ... months later, after another drug incident with Dad and Xanax , I had Mom diagnosed by MARS in Wilmington. A few...

  28. MIL that thinks someone is trying to kill her
    ... we are talking about. I have had anxiety and take xanax when I'm around her and dealing with her family's...

  29. Lost my cool....
    ... friend of Mom's who went over and managed to get a half Xanax in Mom by putting it in a piece of chocolate cake...
    ... placidly telling me she wants to kill herself. The Xanax has taken away the agression but not the feelings...

  30. What other conditions can cause memory problems?
    ... depression. It was only after she overdosed Dad with Xanax and told her friends he had a heart attack that we...

  31. pills at the nursing home
    ... handed him the pill box and he had dropped the little Xanax pill. Thirty minutes after he received it he was...

  32. can someone tell me if this is signs of alzheimers and dementia??
    ... medication correctly and eventually gave Dad an overdose of Xanax that landed him in the hospital. She changed from...

  33. we really need some relief here
    ... there any help out there? she takes ativan, paxil, xanax , an iron pill, blood pressure pill and advandia at...

  34. is my mom mentally ill or is this dementia, HELP!
    ... doesn't get her way about something (usually she wants xanax and she can't have it, got addicted to it years ago...

  35. No Sleep? What now?
    ... explained the situation. He understood and prescribed Xanax 1 mg, a valium. Not sure if this will help but at ... alert, to still give her 2 more seroquel plus the Xanax . We are just going to try the Xanax alone at first ... Thank you for writing about the Trazadone. If the Xanax doesn't work, I can suggest this to the dr. Take...
    ... Crestor. Dr also gave us prescription for a valium, Xanax , (generic name Alpha-something?) 1 mg, to be used...

  36. Medicines
    ... , Depakote, 500 mg., twice a day, and Alprazolam ( Xanax ). He has an appt with the neurologist next and I...

  37. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... was already taking Prozac and the doctor prescribed Xanax for me too. Gee, Prozac AND Xanax and I was STILL ... are much better now. No depression and no Prozac or Xanax . Love and prayers, Barb...

  38. caregiver burnout
    ... years ago that caused depression. My doctor prescribed Xanax . Tell your mom to only give it to your dad as prescribed ... So maybe that's why I didn't react well with the Xanax . Hardening of the arteries and a leaky valve.....
    ... she breaks down sometime. Yesterday the MD gave him Xanax , and today Mom gave himhalf a tablet. After he woke...

  39. Anger
    ... gotten angry a few times. He's taking Depakote and Xanax . Today I went and they were having trouble with him...

  40. need some advise here too PLEASE!!
    ... what worries me is she wants her to keep taking the xanax 's too. Isn't that too much? She is on a blood pressure ... med, xanax , advandia, and paxil and tomorrow adavan along with...

  41. nursing home placement day 2
    ... exhausted too and half his age! I had to go on Xanax ...as my throat was constricted from the tension.....

  42. Constant calling from NH...
    ... are, but in the meantime I still feel the need of a Xanax at times because I dread the phone to ring. Then I...
    ... part when he was with me. I've been there with the Xanax . Even did Prozac too. I don't have to take those anymore...

  43. crying
    ... did NOTHING for the depression. So my doctor added Xanax for the depression. It didn't work either. Later,...

  44. Brain Scans for Us?
    ... are on the same, or similar drugs themselves. I took xanax when anxiety attacks made it hard for me to cope,...

  45. Dad's checked into the hospital...
    ... nervous and upset about the whole thing. Took my 1/2 Xanax to get through it and now just hope that this Psych...

  46. Ready to commit myself...
    ... my childhood name and all. I had to take half a Xanax , I'm so nervous. I tell myself if I could get through...

  47. How to choose meds?
    ... at today suggested Seroquel and the other suggested Xanax . How do you make such a big decision??? And, I...
    ... thing that has helped my mom in panic is a low dose of xanax . Her geriatrician wanted to give her Zyprexa and her ... trying to stop the anxiety and panic). Doc said the xanax could be taken for panic and was not contraindicated ... other drugs due to adverse effects, so it's back to xanax --the benzo I keep reading should not be given for...

  48. AFH update on mom
    ... Lorazepam is habit forming. It's in the Xanax and Valium family of drugs. The long term use of it...

  49. Med help
    ... antidepressant, so what she has now will be Zypexa and Xanax . He decided to change her diabetes med at the same...

  50. Need answers to a few questions
    ... being diagnosed as hypothyroid, I was on Prazac AND Xanax at the same time and I was still thinking of ending...

  51. Vitamin B-12 and Dementia
    ... At the next visit, he kept me on Prozac and added Xanax for depression. Man, was I loopy then! The Xanax didn...

  52. Making family understand?
    ... think its doing any good. She's also on Prozac and Xanax which I don't think are doing any good, but getting...

  53. My MIL - updates
    ... Zoloft. Not of course the only one,,,there's paxil, Xanax and prozac and lots of others. I did like the Zoloft...

  54. Epic Saga Story -- get your Coffee ready
    ... PMS (btw, it worked). The next visit, I was put on Xanax for depression. So I was taking Prozac AND Xanax....

  55. Wondering If my Dad has Alzheimers
    ... visit with his doctor, he was then prescribed Ambien, Xanax and Effexor {the Xanax was only to be taken until...

  56. Don't know what I am looking for?
    ... of Vit. E.... His primary care giver had perscribed xanax for him but he does not want to take it... overall...
    ... Yes I agree. Although Xanax would not have been my first choice for dad (he takes ... Mystic mare, I think your dad was right to refuse the Xanax (just my opinion). I took Xanax for a while before...

  57. Is Marijuana a solution for dementia related agitation?

  58. Violent Behavior. Any treatment?
    ... of any medications she can try? She is currently on xanax but its not helping at all. ...

  59. Alzheimers medication
    ... prescribed for as well. I.E. Zoloft = Depression, Xanax = Anxiety, BuSpur (spelling) = Psychosis, etc... ...

  60. Alzheimers and heredity factors
    ... people are getting it. Drugs like Prozac, Zoloft or Xanax , etc., are said to help a lot of patients with depression...

  61. Losing my mind at 21???
    ... depression occassionally. I'm currently taking ritalin and Xanax , only I abruptly stopped the ritalin about a week...

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) board

  1. Scared of ALS - Please help!!!!
    ... the doc - she said keep takin it and gave me some Xanax too. The next two night I woke up with complete body...

  2. Problems with mouth
    ... have her on 40mg of Prozac and also prescribed to xanax when needed... My mother is only 55 This is breaking...

  3. They say I don't have ALS
    ... Yes, I'm using Nexium, Xanax , Clonodine for BP, Clonazepam, Amitryptiline and Lortab...

  4. Question
    ... for concern, but he did some blood tests and gave me Xanax . I've been taking xanax everyday for a week now and ... just weak? Can the twitching be a side effect to the Xanax , or high anxiety? The continual soreness in my legs...

  5. ALS symptoms? Please tell me no!!
    ... s(anxiety type med's) and depression med's. I'm on xanax and lexapro. Another condition you might look into...

  6. ALS symptoms?
    ... pounds in the last month. My primary doctor prescribed Xanax , and I have been just taking that at night to sleep...

  7. can ALS set in this rapidly?

  8. Could This Be ALS?
    ... system) I'm hyperthyroid too. I take synthroid and xanax . I think the main symptom of ALS is weakness..and...

Bell's Palsy board

  1. Strange one sided symptoms...help
    ... noticed too. Yeah I am on some meds...Toprol XL, Xanax , Librax, Flonase, ibuprofen. I wish I could...

  2. My Ridiculous 6 Year Health Problem: So The Jaw Is Responsible?

  3. recently diagnosed
    ... have you tried anything for it? I highly recommend Xanax to take the edge off...what started out as me taking...
    ... off of that would be great. I will ask my doc about Xanax next time I am in. Is your hand and fingers paralyzed...
    ... really no reason to get one. I have also taken Xanax --I suffered with anxiety and panic attacks long before ... opinion), like Paxil, Zoloft, or Lexapro, ALONG with xanax to get you over the edges. The regular antidepressants...

  4. I hurt all over...doctor ignores me...lymph infection...need advice!
    ... for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (with Celexa and Xanax ), he treats me like a hypochondriac. I am wondering ... should be. I took two Advil (400 mg each) and .5 mg of Xanax and I am just waiting for relief so I can try to rest...

  5. Severe Jaw Pain and swollen lymph nodes behind ears, anyone else?
    ... Thank you for the reply. I have been on xanax for a while now for anxiety/panic attacks but I am...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. how long does it take for body to quit shaking?
    ... I've reancently stopped taking my xanax which ive been taking for 2 1/2 years it was adviced ... all the time, only time it stops in when i take a xanax , please anyone been through this? please help:)...