Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Lunesta in Dementia Patients


I learned from the Alzheimer's Action Plan that some medications used to treat Alzheimer's and depression my occasionally cause insomnia, nocturnal delusions, or vivid dreams.

A reader searched Bing using the following keywords

lunesta in dementia patients

Dementia Knowldege

Bing suggested the following article


Statistics indicate as many as 24 percent of Alzheimer's patients wake up caregivers at night.

I learned from the Alzheimer's Action Plan that some medications used to treat Alzheimer's and depression my occasionally cause insomnia, nocturnal delusions, or vivid dreams.

Some doctors answer these problems by blaming the Alzheimer's and not the medication they are prescribing.

Be wary of this.