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  1. Memantine is used to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD; a brain disease that slowly destroys ... to think, learn, communicate and handle daily activities). Memantine is in a class of medications called NMDA ...
  2. Medications for Memory Loss (Alzheimer's Association)  
    ... medications — cholinesterase inhibitors (Aricept, Exelon, Razadyne, Cognex) and memantine (Namenda) — to treat the cognitive symptoms (memory loss, ... to severe stages A second type of medication, memantine (Namenda) is approved by the FDA for treatment ...
  3. Caregiver FAQ (Lewy Body Dementia Association)  
    ... to reduce hallucinations and other behavioral disturbances. Does memantine (Namenda) have value for a DLB patient? While there has been some conflicting data on memantine in LBD, new research from a small clinical ...
  4. Alzheimer's Disease Medications From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    ... to Severe Alzheimer’s A medication known as Namenda® (memantine), an N-methyl D-aspartate (NMDA) antagonist, is ... USE HOW IT WORKS COMMON SIDE EFFECTS Namenda® (memantine) N-methyl D-aspartate (NMDA) antagonist prescribed to ...
  5. Treating Alzheimer's Disease: Does Medication Help? (Consumers Union of U.S.) - PDF  
    ... 177 Galantamine sustained-release capsule 16 mgGeneric $179 Memantine tablet 5 mg Namenda $269 Memantine tablet 10 mg Namenda $266 Memantine oral solution ...
  6. Dementia: Hope through Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... activity of the cholinergic brain network. The drug memantine is in another class of medications called NMDA ... glutamate activity levels are excessive, neurons may die. Memantine may be combined with a cholinesterase inhibitor for ...
  7. ... stomach upset, diarrhea, vomiting, muscle cramps, and fatigue. Memantine (Namenda). Possible side effects include agitation or anxiety. ...
  8. ... AD The fifth approved drug, known as Namenda (memantine), is prescribed to treat moderate to severe AD. ...
  9. Stroke: Unique to Older Adults (AGS Foundation for Health in Aging)  
    ... of Alzheimer’s disease such as cholinesterase inhibitors or memantine may be prescribed by your physician Non-drug ...
  10. ... specific behavioral symptoms for varying periods of time. Memantine is designed to help with the symptoms of ...
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