How effective is Risperdal for Lewy body dementia (Dementia)?
Summary: 4 Risperdal users have rated its effectiveness for Lewy body dementia.
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 2.7/5
This is a review of how effective Risperdal (risperidone) is for Lewy body 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 42,220 Risperdal users)
Lewy body dementia
Lewy body dementia (a nerve cell protein induced a loss of mental ability severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Donepezil, Seroquel, Exelon, Donepezil Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 11,368 Lewy Body Dementia patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 4 people are studied for taking Risperdal in Lewy body dementia
Risperdal effectiveness for Lewy body dementia (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Risperdal for Lewy body dementia * :
|Lewy body dementia||25.00%||75.00% |
Age of people who take Risperdal for Lewy body dementia * :
|Lewy body dementia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Who find Risperdal more effective for Lewy body dementia?
Gender of people who find Risperdal more effective * :
|Lewy body dementia||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who find Risperdal more effective * :
|Lewy body dementia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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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