How effective is Risperdal for Dementia?
Summary: 4 Risperdal users have rated its effectiveness for Dementia.
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 2.7/5
This is a review of how effective Risperdal (risperidone) is for Dementia and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Risperdal
Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 42,235 Risperdal users)
Dementia (madness) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Seroquel, Donepezil, Exelon, Donepezil Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 12,438 Dementia patients)
On May, 22, 2015: 4 people are studied for taking Risperdal in Dementia
Risperdal effectiveness for Dementia (number of people):
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This is for my father who sustained a traumatic head injury 8 years ago. He is able to walk, talk, eat, and be alone for short periods of time. My concern is that the concoction of drugs has increased dramatically in recent years; he suffers from extreme confusion, anxiety, agitation and recently suicidal thoughts. His mood can go from fine to very angry which may simply be the head injury; however, his gate is unsteady (has been for years now) and he's able to communicate that he's not right and can't think straight. I am very, very concerned that the number of meds and steady increase over the years is making things worse. It started out as a process to minimize and control seizures, now it's become a mixture that seems to completely snow him and I want to do whatever I can to make sure he's not missing out on a higher quality of life. I could write a book about this...sorry and thanks!
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