My 79 year old father sustained a TBI when he was knocked out for about 20 minutes. He is on Namenda and Plavix, is it possible that Adderall (adderrall) could help with his short term memory loss. Before the accident he lived on his own.
Namenda is used to treat Alzheimer's dementia. This suggests a positive diagnosis for Alzheimers. Find out if this is so.
Plavix is a controversial drug. It prevents clotting. It also increases the possibility of a stroke from a bleed.
One question in my mind is whether he had a stroke which caused him to fall, or he fell and struck his head and sustained a concussion or bleed inside the brain which, in turn caused the dementia. You need to question his physicians.
Adderall (adderrall) is a stimulant, and the idea that it might increase awareness is not unreasonable, however it will also cause agitation, nervousness and sleeplessness.
I had a traumatic serious head injury, ive went to 2 hospitals got mneded up. got sectioned * to a psychiatric hospital, let out and basically left to get better. I sorta feel i can go backwards at any time at all times. so close to being able to go nuts or free...but which is which. please help me Dawn ***@****
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.