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AstraZeneca to Pay $68.5 Million to U.S. States Over Seroquel Marketing by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Mar 2011 8:05am Alzheimer's Reading Room AstraZeneca Plc (AZN) agreed to pay $68.5 million to 37 U.S. states and the District of Columbia to resolve allegations that the company deceptively marketed its anti-psychotic drug Seroquel. The settlement, announced today, is separate from a $520 million agreement London-based AstraZeneca reached with t ... Read on »
Seroquel Anger by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted Sun 03 May 2009 10:49pm Research has found that Seroquel anger is a serious side effect that can cause injury to patients who are taking this atypical antipsychotic medication. Elderly patients who are taking Seroquel for the treatment of dementia or Alzheimer's seem to have the greatest risk of suffering from Seroquel anger. Several studies have indicated that Seroquel u ... Read on »
Seroquel Anger by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted Sun 03 May 2009 5:59pm Research has found that Seroquel anger is a serious side effect that can cause injury to patients who are taking this atypical antipsychotic medication. Elderly patients who are taking Seroquel for the treatment of dementia or Alzheimer's seem to have the greatest risk of suffering from Seroquel anger. Several studies have indicated that Seroq ... Read on »
What is it like being an Alzheimer's caregiver? -- Marty by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jun 2010 5:14pm By Marty Long before Mom came under our care, I cared for her mother. Grandma had normal aging dementia of the ultra-paranoid kind, and that little stint was mostly a hellish one. Grandma often accused me of stealing and trying to kill her. She was physically healthy, so I tried to stay out of her way as much as possible. ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 12 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sat 12 Mar 2011 12:01am Giffords Likely to Attend Space Shuttle Launch: Doctors Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' ability to walk and talk is improving and there is a good chance she'll be able to attend astronaut husband Mark Kelly's space shuttle launch in April, her doctors said Friday.The medical team at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, where she has been under ... Read on »
Alzheimer's, Dementia, and the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Apr 2013 9:49am There is great confusion about the difference between “dementia” and “Alzheimer's disease.” The confusion is felt on the part of patients, family members, the media, and even healthcare providers. In a nutshell, dementia is a symptom, and Alzheimer's disease is the cause of the symptom.  When someone is told they have dementia ... Read on »
Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease by Disease Fighter Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of drugs and medications that are commonly prescribed to treat Alzheimer's Disease: Actonel Allegra Allegron Aricept (donepezil) Aricept Asendis Ativan Buspar Camcolit Celexa Cipramil Clopixol Cognex Cymbalta Dalmane Depakote Dolmatil Donepezil Dutonin Ebixa Edronax E ... Read on »
Researchers: Antipsychotic drugs are overprescribed for Alzheimer’s patients by Kathlyn S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 3:47pm New antipsychotic drugs such as Risperdal, Seroquel and Zyprexa are routinely prescribed to manage aggressiveness and agitation in Alzheimer's patients.A new study finds that these antipsychotics nearly double elderly patients’ risk of death over three years, according to a new study published in the January 9 issue of Lancet Neurology.   In a ... Read on »
Another Misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's Another Miracle by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Aug 2012 10:27pm Did you know statistics show that between 17-30 percent of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's are misdiagnosed. Alzheimer's Reading Room In the future, or maybe the right now, doctors will start getting it together. Raise your hand if your doctor did everything necessary to rule out all the possible causes of Alzheime ... Read on »
Frontotemporal Dementia: Does your loved one really have this instead of Alzheimer’s? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Jul 2014 7:57pm Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a cluster of progressive diseases that affect the regions of the brain that control personality, behavior, language, and decision-making. By Carole B. Larkin Alzheimer's Reading Room Are you sure its Alzheimer's? Did you get a "fully baked" diagnosis? You may think you loved one has Alzheimer's whe ... Read on »