Past and Present Medications
Bromocriptine - Used to stimulate the brain and may help to control the storms by
controlling pulse, sweating, blood pressure.
Zantac- To prevent stomach problems, reflux, ulcers, etc.
Baclofen- Serious muscle relaxant. Reduces spasticity and helps controls agitation.
Colace- Stool softener. Being bed ridden and not being on a regular diet can cause
Geodan- To calm Michael down and allow him to sleep.
Clonidine Patch- Used to control his blood pressure especially during storms.
As needed meds:
Ibuprofen and Tylenol- For pain relief. Michael cannot tell us when he is in pain, so it is a
Ativan- Similar to Valium. Relaxant. Controls the storms.
Propranolol- Beta- Blocker. Slows down the system. Helps controls agitaiton.
Torodal- Pain reliever. Somewhere between Motrin and Moriphine.