Antibiotic use in Alzheimer's patients.

Started by

What are your opinions on antibiotic use and vaccinations for our obviously dying parents?


3930 helpful answers
I'm sorry to hear that both of your parents are dying!
Are they on hospice care? Generally, for someone who is terminal, the only medications given are for comfort. I can't imagine why anyone would give a dying person a vaccination. Sometimes, antibiotics may be given, say for strep, because of the pain. You'll need to talk to a medical person about this. If you aren't sure about the primary doctor, get another opinion.
My mom is not on hospice care. She is in her 6th year of progressive dementia.

Keep the conversation going (or start a new one)

Please enter your Comment

Ask a Question

Reach thousands of elder care experts and family caregivers
Get answers in 10 minutes or less
Receive personalized caregiving advice and support