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Starting Trazadone

Starting Trazadone

Mom has just been prescribed Trazadone for both sleep and paranoia. At what time in the evening is the best time to give. Also, how drowsy does this med make them? Will she now be able to sleep through the night? Do I have to worry about her having accidents in bed, although she hasn‘t had those problems yet. She also broke her ankle last week and had to put a cast on because she wouldn’t leave on her orthopedic boot. I worry so much about her getting up in the middle of the night and falling… read more

A myALZteam Member said:

We give mom hers at 10 pm. Most of the time she starts getting tired after 20. Her neurologist said to give her it 1 hour before “bedtime”.
As far as getting up, I don’t think she will. It really helps them sleep. We have also noticed that the paranoia is MUCH better, as well as her MOOD swings.

posted 4 months ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Install locks that require a key on both sides put the keys in a designated place for other family members might make copies

posted 4 months ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Bed rails? Isn’t there an alarm for the floor or bed? ( thinking I read on here something about alarms folks have .)

posted 4 months ago
A myALZteam Member said:

How about a home health aide?

posted 4 months ago
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