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A study for a 90-year old woman who takes Depakote, Ativan, Zyprexa

Summary: 3 female patients aged 90 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 90 year old female patient who has Anxiety, Dementia Of The Alzheimer's Type, With Delusions. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,936 Depakote users)

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,217 Ativan users)

Zyprexa has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 43,499 Zyprexa users)

What are the conditions

Anxiety can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Ativan, Zoloft, Lexapro. (latest reports from 212,462 Anxiety patients)

Dementia of the alzheimer's type, with delusions (madness of the alzheimer's typea with false belief or opinion) can be treated by Namenda. (latest reports from 88 Dementia Of The Alzheimer's Type, With Delusions patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 3 females aged 90 (±5) who take Depakote, Ativan, Zyprexa are studied

Depakote, Ativan, Zyprexa outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 90

Gender: female

Conditions: Behavior Disturbance, Anxiety, Dementia Of The Alzheimer's Type, With Delusions

Drugs taking:
- Depakote (divalproex sodium): used for 1 - 6 months
- Ativan (lorazepam): used for 6 - 12 months
- Zyprexa (olanzapine): used for 6 - 12 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aDementia Nos
Abasia (inability to walk)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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- support group for people who have Anxiety
- support group for people who have Dementia Of The Alzheimer's Type, With Delusions
- support group for people who take Ativan
- support group for people who take Depakote
- support group for people who take Zyprexa

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    I was told by my md that I had vertigo and he is having me take lorazepam 0.5 and I haven't felt any better what so ever, in some aspects I think I have felt worse. anything you could tell me about this med and vertigo would help. thanks
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    I take 25mg Zoloft for one more day and bump up to 50 mg. I also take 25mg Hydroxyzine Pamoate 3 times per day as needed. I've been on these for a week and feel worse than when I wasn't. My depressive state seems to be getting worse and the anxiety is through the roof. My home is where I felt OK but now I hate it. My skin is crawling and I feel like I want to tear it off and crawl out. Is this a normal side effect of these drugs? I am also diabetic and take several meds for that, don't know if that makes a difference.
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