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Has Anyone’s Loved One Been Put On Haldol (haloperidol) For Aggressive Behavior?

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Thanks, cv2. I’ve noticed multiple others on this site saying they’re loved ones are on Zoloft (sertraline). I just read that it treats obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go… read more

Where Can You Place A Very Combative Person?

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My husband is very combative when We try to help him. He fights and kicks the home care givers out of the house. Police have been called twice. Dr. put him on haldol but that doesn't seem to stop him when we try to clean him up, or get him dressed or redirect him. But it does keep him at bay when we're not asking something of him. He's in hospital now for his 2nd seizure. Trying to place him but no facility will take him after they read his records. They changed his med's, but he's still… read more

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Has your husband had a brain scan? Has he seen a neurologist?

Any People Have Issues With Donepezil And Leaky Bowels? Husband Wont Talk About It, But I See It On His Underpants.

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Yes, donepezil can cause GI problems. Talk to his doctor.

My Husband Has Been Experiencing A Lot Of Shaking Hands And Feet. One Of The Original Possibilities Was Parkinsons. Is That More On Course

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Was he ever on psychiatric drugs like Haldol if so could be TARDIVE DYSKANEASIA if so Austedo is good for tremors.

My Husband Is Getting More & More Agitated. Cursing Alot Etc.... What Meds Have You All Found Worked Without Them Being Totally Spaced Out.

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I would start a journal and take to the doctors next apt . Or just make an apt for this kind of behavior .

Halidol Drug

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My mom is in late stage of AD and her hospice team is thinking of trying her on Halidol for anxiety? Mom is currently on Ativan and it takes about 40 minutes for it to take effect and sometimes longer she cry’s out for her mom usually just using sayin Ma for the whole duration and sometimes I have to amend with morphine if the Ativan does not kick in . Does anyone have any advice about there loved ones on Halidol which is a hallucination drug usually used for schizophrenics and look like has… read more

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It's a demented game, and I'm losing.

Anyone Have Experience With Haldol? And How Do I Tell If He Is Agitated Or Just "active"?

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We started Dad on low does at night to help him not fall out of bed, and to get a better night's sleep, with less agitation. Seems to have worked great.

During the day, Dad gets into periods where he counts and moves his arms, hands and maybe even his legs some (wheelchair bound). Hospice at the AL center suggested that this is a sign of agitation and they recommend more Haldol. I don't want him agitated, but I also don't want to just add pills to keep him somewhat sedated. I feel like his… read more

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Mom only gets this in extremely agitated condition. She is on Trazedone on a regular basis and that seems to keep her on a more even keel,she doesn't seem drugged.

Haldol

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Can it be used with thyroid meds

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I dont know about dementia but I have Tourettes tics (increased when I am tired, anxious, stressed or going through trauma). I was given haloperidol but did not like the tight cramps in the thighs it… read more

Have Any Of You, Who Have Lost Loved Ones With Dementia, Observed Them Having Terminal Restlessness?

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My husband, who is under hospice, has recently become non stop restless and not able to sleep at all. Just previous to this, he was in a cycle of being up 24 hours and then sleeping 24 hours. But now, he’s not sleeping at all.

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That’s good to hear. Now maybe you can get a little rest. The last few weeks before Ernie passed were physically and mentally exhausting. He started refusing food the second day he was in hospice. He… read more

How Long After They’re Immobile Does The Disease Last?

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My mom has been in declining memory health for years but last year began having vascular strokes, at least 3 in the past year. She’s anxious, no longer able to walk and getting mean. She also has frequent hallucinations as is asking about family that has passed. My brother and I are her caregivers amend are seeing weekly declines. She’s in hospice care and on Seroquel, Alprazolam and they want to start Haldol.

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I would never suggest that regular meds that we all use for all of our various ailments not be used
It's only the meds prescribed specifically for Alzheimer's that I would suggest greater care… read more