What is the name of the new pill that helps get them back to normal?

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Read in one of the comments. They said to ask on here. My mom was diagnosed with dementia one year ago and now with Parkinson's she has went down hill fast can't hardly walk or put her shirt on right. Other than that she is very healthy beside her eye she is legally blind with glaucoma. She forgets a lot and is very snappy or rude.

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As mentioned, solazumab is still in the testing stage to see if it will help people if given before symptoms appear. The drug was tested a couple of years back - and failed - when it came to helping people who already have symptoms.

We all wish there were a pill to help people with dementia but all that can be done at this time is to provide education for caregivers and sometimes prescribe drugs that many help with the symptoms.

Your mother's doctor is the one to ask. If you don't feel that this doctor communicates well, then it may be time to change. Like all professions, not all doctors will approach a disease the same way, so sometimes changes can be of some benefit.

If you like the doctor, then just be as open as you can so that he or she can give you the best advice possible..

Please update us on how you are doing as you go along.
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Google "Scientists warn that new drugs will require earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer’s". While solazumab show promise it will still receive much testing. You may want to consider mom's participation in the research that will hopefully be a effective treatment for Alzheimer's. One of the benefits of participation is that there is testing before participation required to determine eligibility. In this case that would probably include the very expensive scanning that is the most reliable at diagnosing Alzheimer's. One of the drawbacks is it is a double blind study, meaning some participants will receive the medication and some will not. Neither the researcher or you will know if you are actually receiving the drug. And because it is research, the possible side effects have not yet been completely determined or the chances of having them. If you decide to check into it google "Clinical Trials Solazumab" there are many articles out there and you would learn much more about the research.
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Phosphatidylserene is a herbal tablet that helps with mental clarity. I give it to my mom and I notice a huge difference when she forgets to take it.
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Mymomnumberone, I really don't think there is any pill that will reverse dementia or Parkinson's. There might be a prescription that will slow down the progress of Alzheimer's but not reverse it.

Maybe you are thinking about a prescription to calm a person who has memory issues.
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Hi my mum's number one
The only drug on the horizon with any hope of some sort of reversal or 'cure' is called 'solanezumab'. As usual it's got to be 'proved and tested again and again and if it does turn out to be as good as they presently hope it will probably benefit patients in the future. I don't think our loved ones stand to benefit unfortunately ....
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I highly go along with the phosphatidylserene, might not have spelled it right. Last year at this time my mom got out of a nursing home for rehab after a septic UTI. She had been having uti's for a year or two every month it seemed with hallucinations. I did move in with her but she is 99.9% back. We left her doctor, went to an Alzheimers specialist, left him, fought the nursing home doctor on just giving her a cranberry tablet. Now she goes to a holistic doctor who sees no dementia! I have written this before, but can't stress to at least try it. And, no doctor told us to take it, we went to a health food store and read about it. At least worth trying. We went from her being a mess in a wheelchair to being 99.9. She is 89, legally blind but she is herself again.
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Sorry, no cure for either. The dementia is probably caused by the Parkensons. A friend of mine was just diagnoised. So I researched it. You may not be able to take care of ur Mom much longer. She will eventually need 24/7 care.
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For Parkinson's it is L-dopa, and for dementia, there is no pill available at this time that will reverse this horrible disease.
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It would be nice if there was some magic bullet to offset dementia. It doesn't exist.
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If there were a pill to reverse dementia, nobody would have to ask the name.
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