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Haven't been on for a while. My dad is 74 and in the early stages of alzheimers... he has tried 'aricept'. Initially, he seemed to react well, seeming more alert and more focussed when chatting to him. However, he then became really tired, not wanting to get out of bed, not feeling 100%, not sleeping very well - but also becoming more confrontational.... which is very unlike him.
He was only on it for about 6 weeks, but he decided, along with my mum and also