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  1. My grandfather
    ... wasn't right. He was put on Aricept and eventually, Zoloft for depression. He was ok for a while. Aricept can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  2. Mom has Alzheimers
    ... just can't remember how to. My dad has been on Zoloft for about 4 years now and that has helped a LOT with ... aggression. He used to get violent before starting on Zoloft . Keep coming back here. These people have kept...

  3. need to talk and get suggestions for help
    ... your husband ever been put on antipressants for this. Zoloft worked wonders for my dad's aggression. Before he ... specializes in AD/dementia) about this and she put him on Zoloft . After about 2 or 3 weeks, he was calm as ever and...

  4. Stage 7 or is it the drugs?
    ... amount of drugs he is taking (Seroquel, departake, Zoloft , etc,) are taking a toll on his system. He also takes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  5. Weeping
    ... that "somebody please kill her". The dr put her on Zoloft , antidepression pills, which takes a few weeks to ... kick in for most people. I think the zoloft eventually helped. She is not as weepy although at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  6. Crying all the time....
    ... about the anti-depressants my mom is on. She takes Zoloft in the morning, then in the evening she has prescriptions...
    ... , temazepam (sleep aid) lorazepam (anti-anxiety), Zoloft (anti-depressant), seroquel (anti-psychotic) and depakote...
    ... you I know. You asked about the antidepressants. Zoloft is in the SSRI group (Selective Serotonin Reuptake ... agitation but it did curb my dad's agitation. But Zoloft doesn't seem to be helping with your mom's depression...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote Lorazepam Seroquel Temazepam Ativan Restoril

  7. Dementia causing health anxiety/depression?
    ... different area. Dad suffers from depression too. Zoloft helped him with that and also curbed his aggression...

  8. caregiver burnout
    ... with him this week and asking the doc to put him on Zoloft or something. Otherwise he is in perfect health....
    ... unfortunately, it doesn't cure it or reverse the symptoms. Zoloft helped my dad a lot with his mood swings but it didn...
    ... ..anyway-she got him zanax bc the dr's said no to zoloft and i don't know why---but she also wants my g-ma...

  9. Dementia - plz read, i could really use some advice
    ... that can be given to curb the anger and agression. Zoloft helped my dad a LOT. D. Look for the glimpses...

  10. medicine to stop wandering?
    ... get up to feed him. He is on Aricept, Namenda, Zoloft , Risperdal and Trazadone. We hve already tried the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Risperdal Seroquel namenda

  11. Mother with Dementia - aggressive behavior
    ... time to accept that. But it's true. My mom takes Zoloft in the mornings. But the "home" has a prescription...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote Lorazepam

  12. Caretaker for my mother w/alztheimers/Help
    ... now either.I now have diebeties,osteoporosis,am on zoloft and have been experiencing severe headaches and nausea...

  13. Verbally abusive grandfather
    ... if something didn't happen soon. So he was put on Zoloft . After a couple of weeks, the difference was clear...

  14. Denial River Update
    ... refresh my memory. Is FIL taking antidepressants? Zoloft really curbed my dad's aggression. I think you...

  15. anyone dealing with this???
    ... s temper grew worse, her doctor upped her dose of zoloft . Plus, she can have Depakote in the evenings if her...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote

  16. Any signs when Aricept stops working?
    ... I first took her to the "group home." She's on Zoloft in the mornings and Depakote in the afternoon/evening...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Depakote

  17. Declining quickly
    ... willing to participate in activities after he was rx'd Zoloft . Now he's in Alabama with my sister and they are going...

  18. Is this normal??? Help please.
    ... her calm down about going home, she already takes zoloft . He did up her dose but there's been no change and...

  19. Geriatric Psychiatrist?
    ... awake in the middle of the night. My mom takes Zoloft for her anxiety. It began at 50mg but has been upped...
    ... My dad is also taking Zoloft . He still sleeps a lot but seems a little more like ... what depression was. I don't know. All I know is that Zoloft really helped him. Love, Barb...

  20. Specialists
    ... probable Alzheimers" and started him on Exelon and Zoloft . The Neurologist later changed him to Aricept and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT namenda exelon

  21. How to choose meds?
    ... far she's not been able to tolerate aricept, celexa, zoloft and now seroquel, and I'm forgetting what other drugs...
    ... Lorazepam (injectible 2mg), depakote ER (500mg tab), Zoloft (50mg tab), buspirone (15mg tab), temazepam (30mg...
    ... about the same for my mom. During the day she takes Zoloft , recently upped to 100mg from 50mg. Now she complains...
    ... the anxiety. Both the neuro and geriatrician pushed zoloft for my mother. But each time she reacted the same...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Celexa Risperdal Seroquel Xanax Zyprexa haldol Depakote Lorazepam Temazepam Alprazolam

  22. Physical Therapy and Dementia??
    ... can tell you, my mom would be a basket case without Zoloft , and a few others. She already believes that we've...

  23. Major decline after hospitalization
    ... bed with swaying hands (so so sweet!). I am on zoloft and realized last night when I laid down to go to...

  24. Ohhhhhhhh Brother.........
    ... I was lying about it. Anyway, he did change her zoloft from the previous script. She really is doing better ... threatens to sneak out of there. Hopefully, the new zoloft script will help. He did tell me though, that the...

  25. Anyone taking Wellbutrin?
    ... depression that comes with dementia/AD. My dad takes Zoloft but it's good to know there's something else out there...

  26. Am I losing my mind?
    ... sound like early stages of dimentia? I started taking Zoloft a couple weeks ago, so I don't know if that could...
    ... I wouldn't hit the panic button just yet. Let the Zoloft do it's work, and if you find your still in a fog ... , then tell your doctor. Zoloft may not be for you. It didn't work for my MIL but...

  27. Med info?
    ... started depakote about a month ago in addition to zoloft , buspirone, temazepam (sleep aid). Apparently, those...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote Lorazepam Temazepam

  28. Jess and Sandy - how are your Mamas?
    ... difference at all since the doctor added buspirone to the zoloft and it's been nearly 3 weeks. "G" says the same thing...

  29. Is fast deterioration normal?
    ... related ones. I am finding it odd that he is taking Zoloft , buspirone, temazepam, depakote and lorazepam for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Depakote Lisinopril Lorazepam Temazepam

  30. The Paranoia
    ... him from getting violent. He is now on buspirone, Zoloft , lorazepam and depakote. Sometimes it takes a combination...
    ... agitation of dementia. Right now my mom is trying Zoloft for anxiety and agitation. She's also been hiding...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote Lorazepam Seroquel

  31. AFH update on mom
    ... polar drug: temazepam, a sleep aid, buspirone, and Zoloft . The doctor does not consult us on his prescribed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote Lorazepam Temazepam

  32. Meds and questions......
    ... were trying to get her more/different medication. Zoloft was no longer working for her anxiety. That's a different...
    ... just had to hear someone say the meds would work. Zoloft is just useless now, at least her dose. The doc did...

  33. I don't understand Medicaire...sheez!!!!
    ... up/down all day long. Fine/then combative. She says Zoloft just isn't enough now. Yes, we were paying for...

  34. Mood Swing
    ... problems with mom's anger or raging since going on Zoloft . Thursday was horrendous! It got more vile with ... Stashed among coloring books and crayons, I found Zoloft , the blood pressure meds and the Meclizine. Good ... grief! Without Zoloft in the beginning, it was unbearable and I don't know...
    ... Mom didn't know who I was. She also said that the Zoloft Mom is taking is a small doze for early AD and anxiety...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Meclizine

  35. Update on dad
    ... I wonder (but forgot to ask) if he's still on the Zoloft or not. R wanted the responsibility (and dad's...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine tessalon

  36. A mini shopping trip........
    ... box. None taken. In the beginning she was only on Zoloft so it was no catastrophe if she did miss one every ... the "dizzy pill," and High Blood Pressure and the Zoloft . I hand them to her every morning with the water to...

  37. Is this too good to be true?
    ... My FIL has become increasingly anxious on Zoloft and Seroquel and exhibited violent behavior in his...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  38. New here and going crazy!
    ... been doing better living without my mom (I was on Zoloft for over 2 years), and now I feel many of the physical...
    ... been doing better living without my mom (I was on Zoloft for over 2 years), and now I feel many of the physical...

  39. I think we are "kidnapping" MIL next weekend
    ... of her car. Her doctor prescribed a small dose of Zoloft . This calmed her down and (I think) prevented me from...

  40. Test results..
    ... mild antidepressant. My dad was put on a mild dose of Zoloft and it has really helped him a LOT. He still gets...

  41. Personality Changes
    ... dad. So after speaking to his doctor, she put him on Zoloft . He still sleeps a lot (he has congestive heart failure...

  42. help for my mom/Aricept question
    ... made no difference. Now, she takes a small dose of Zoloft to help with the anxiety of forgetting so much....
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  43. Dementia?
    ... didn't remember. Now, she takes a very small dose of Zoloft everyday and is seldom combative, upset, angry or...
    ... she couldn't find something. With the small doze of Zoloft , she no longer cries when things are lost....
    ... her on some antidepressents, my MIL couldn't handle Zoloft (upset tummy) but they put her on Aqua+something and...
    ... Lucky for us, it was an easy "fix". A new script of Zoloft and a change in one of his old meds was all it took...
    ... Lucky for us, it was an easy "fix". A new script of Zoloft and a change in one of his old meds was all it took...

  44. Discontinuing aricpt?
    ... she forgets to take her anti-depressant. She takes Zoloft , and is just a weeping basket-case without it. It...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  45. Med help
    ... one on Seroquel and it is expensive. He is also on Zoloft and buspirone HCL for anxiety. His medication was...
    ... Anyway, our doctor prescribed a mild anti-depressant of Zoloft . This gave my charge bad belly aches and she refused...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  46. Seroquel?
    ... increasingly agitated. He has been prescribed seroquel and zoloft . They seemed to have helped because he seems more...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  47. Need advice asap
    ... doctor (who specializes in dementia), she prescribed Zoloft for him. That drug has made a big difference in how...
    ... this evening before I went home. They have her on zoloft i think that is how it is spelled oh well anyway....

  48. I Need A Hug :(
    ... to the doctor and told her about it. She put him on Zoloft and since then, there's been no more outbursts. ...

  49. Help for the Girlfriend of an AD Caregiver
    ... would turn him into a zombie. What about some nice Zoloft ?? Bf and gpa were never close so there are no...

  50. Hers/Mine
    ... She just cried constantly until the doctor gave her Zoloft . It's been a godsend for us. She cries occasionally ... she isn't sure why, but nothing like she did before Zoloft ....
    ... Yes, my MIL was put on Zoloft for depression. Her mood swings were MASSIVE, she ... you get the picture. It wasn't pretty. She tried Zoloft for a few days, but it made her tummy upset, and she...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  51. Mom feeling lost
    ... anywhere. I checked that she had taken her meds, zoloft , thinking it was gonna be one of those crying days...

  52. I'm SOOOO confused!!!!
    ... little time alone with my family. Dad's been on Zoloft for many months now so I don't think that would be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  53. I feel so lost......
    ... place that a lot of residents do so much better on Zoloft and that it might be worth checking into. I have an...
    ... depressant, and can sometimes make symptoms worse. Zoloft is only mild in comparison. However, it can give tummy...
    ... Today at the doctor I got dad’s Prozac changed to Zoloft . They also upped his Aricept. He had blood work and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Prozac

  54. Ok day, CRAZY night
    ... least. Now ..the anti-depressant. They tried her on Zoloft , but after 3 days she was flat on her back, bad belly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  55. Aricept Results
    ... would set her to crying. The doctor prescribed Zoloft and it made a world of difference. I was afraid she...
    ... one thought -- could it be a delayed effect of the Zoloft kicking in, rather than the Aricept? Maybe starting ... recently start or raise her dose, perhaps, of the Zoloft ? I know they say anti-depressants can take up to ... in. (In a way, wouldn't it be good if it WAS the Zoloft because that effect should last indefinitely!)...
    ... you the truth, that's exactly what I thought. The Zoloft did seem to work gradually, her getting better and ... visible improvement in memory, I was thinking it was the Zoloft too. When she went back for her doc appt, I suggested...
    ... state a strong opinion on whether the Aricept or the Zoloft is likely causing the change, though it sure sounds ... roublesome side effects, until you find out (if you do) the Zoloft is likely to be the one helping. This may be a...
    ... My Mom's primary care prescribed Zoloft for her about 6 months ago. I was thrilled. She ... teenager who killed his family because he was on Zoloft so she stopped it. Of course, I can't even begin ... problem for years and that he'd only been on the Zoloft for 2 weeks. And that his defense attorney's did ... a giggle out of that. Sure wish she'd stayed on Zoloft ....
    ... My MIL tried Zoloft for 3 days, ended up with major belly pains and laying...
    ... reading everyone's posts, I really do think it's the Zoloft . I'll probably continue the Aricept cause I'd hate ... to take a chance, but I'm pretty sure it's the Zoloft making the difference. What caused all the confusion...
    ... Nothing better. But it just didn't happen. The Zoloft has made a world of difference because my Mom was ... Nothing would soothe her when this happened. So the Zoloft has been such a relief for her as well as us who love...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Lexapro

  56. I think I've found a home!
    ... because you can't go backwards. They started her on Zoloft and Aricept for 30 days, then go back to the doc....
    ... that to calm her for the moment. She is taking Zoloft , but I swear, when I look at her it's like the old...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  57. Making family understand?
    ... cussing to get to her to go. I recently started on Zoloft just to help me cope with all this and I'm at the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Prozac Xanax

  58. My MIL - updates
    ... deal with,,,,that's up to you. Well, my mom was on Zoloft . Not of course the only one,,,there's paxil, Xanax ... and prozac and lots of others. I did like the Zoloft . It did wonders for my mom. But, remember. Not only ... get to the levels that were effective for mom. The Zoloft went from 2.5 grams to 20, the Buspar went from 2...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Buspar Paxil Prozac Xanax

  59. Don't know what I am looking for?
    ... his last doctor visit, she prescribed a low dose of Zoloft to go along with an increase in Aracept. He's been...
    ... would not have been my first choice for dad (he takes Zoloft ). Mystic mare, I think your dad was right to refuse ... zombie. Dad is more outgoing since he began taking Zoloft . And I don't know if the zoloft is what's helping...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  60. Update on Dad's condition. I'm so happy!
    ... :) Dad was put on Zoloft for depression and his Aricept was increased in June...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  61. I Hate This Disease!!!
    ... increased the Aricept from 5mgs to 10mgs and rx'd Zoloft for depression. We agreed to that after getting his ... tested fine so now we are going for a low dose of Zoloft to see if that helps lift the mood. His doctor said...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  62. A couple questions on Alzheimers
    ... with a stomach ache they send you out the door with zoloft ...LoL. I suppose they feel thats the answer to everything...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Remeron reminyl

  63. new question?
    ... and as necessary are: (But not limited to) Celexa, Zoloft , Paxil, or Remeron. Drugs prescribed for agitation...
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  64. Mom's started falling
    ... to figure what causing this. Briefly, either the Zoloft or Aricept was increased by the family doc 2-3.5 weeks...
    ... Welcome..... either the Zoloft or Aricept was increased by the family doc 2-3.5 weeks ... depressent? What other meds is your mom taking, other than Zoloft and Aricept? Normally, no brain chemistry medication...
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  65. needs someone who understands
    ... our room with out him. My Doctor put me on 100mg. zoloft , which I refuse to take because of all the bad things...

  66. Mom's Memory
    ... awaking several times each night. Doctor prescribed Zoloft , which caused psychotic hallucinations after 2 doses...
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  67. What causes Alzheimer's Disease in young people?
    ... because they took Psychiatric drugs like Prozac, or Zoloft , or Zyprexa? Did they smoke? or drink? or do drugs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Zyprexa

  68. Alzheimers medication
    ... that these drugs are prescribed for as well. I.E. Zoloft = Depression, Xanax = Anxiety, BuSpur (spelling) ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  69. Alzheimers and heredity factors
    ... Germany, and people are getting it. Drugs like Prozac, Zoloft or Xanax, etc., are said to help a lot of patients...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Prozac Xanax exelon reminyl

  70. help
    ... him on aricept which my husband refused. had him on zoloft for temper tantrums. Since then my hubby has stopped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  71. EXTREMELY rapid deterioration.. it's not normal.
    ... agenda of state and federal interests. She was on Zoloft for depression and on Respidol (?spelling) for delusions ... and a half. (Aug 1- Sept. 20th). When I had mom on Zoloft for example, the lowest dosage of it, I believe, is ... her 1/2 of that tablet per day.That would be 1.25 Zoloft per day. By September mom was on 4 tablets of Zoloft...
    ... her quality of life the best possible. She is on Zoloft (10 mg per day) for depression, and a drug for anxiety...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT Potassium