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My mom had many falls (like the one you described) the past two years (one resulted in a fractured thigh). It would also be hard to wake her at times – a death grip as my sister says. My sister, nieces, and nephews that live there is a big part of the problem but that is another post for me if push comes to shove.

The first thing noticed after taken over as primary (sister gave over) were prescription medications out of control. I mean prescriptions for darn near everything. I noticed prescription bottles would be out in the open having one to think that was all but not so. She still had access to expired prescriptions and those she had been taken off. Prescriptions would also be hidden (in dresser, under mattress, in boxes, under sofa seat, etc.).

Her favorite is her anxiety pill. One time she got so worked up over the monthly bills she was about to pop two back to back and I literally snatched from her hand. My sister had bags of meds that doc had pulled mom off of still available in her room until we got in this big fight and she threw them out.

Fast forward to six months later, no more episodes and no falls (thank God). I threw out expired medications and all those that were hidden after doctor told me ones she should be on daily and as needed. I then used this website drugs.---/drug_interactions.php to see what meds could be taken together and what could not be taken together. I then sectioned those out using the sectional pill container. Her favorite pill I asked doctor to lower dose and only prescribe for twice a day so there would not be tons lying around. Some medications side effects were so horrible so I asked them to be switched or pulled off and tossed out.

So last week I guess mom noticed the prescription (anxiety pills) was less so she said she had lost the bottle. I told her that the sectional only had three left and that she would have to hunt for them because no refills would be available until next month. I asked pharmacist to deny refills until it is time. Fast forward to yesterday, she told me they rolled out of bed unto the floor. It's a miracle.

Not saying this is the case here but this is something to consider if the ER and primary does not find anything.
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This kinda happened to my 92 yo mother last year at the table...she also lost control of bladder and bowels...took her to E R and tests showed nothing...her dr thinks it was a sharp drop in blood pressure...he cut her dose by 75%...hasn't happened since
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ER today, now ASAP
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Take her to the ER today; at least they can do a quick and preliminary assessment before she can see her internist or primary care physician for more diagnostic work.

And stay with her today just in case she becomes ill again.
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Any time anyone, young or old, loses consciousness a Dr. needs to be seen ASAP.
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