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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. 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 ...
  6. ... AD The fifth approved drug, known as Namenda (memantine), is prescribed to treat moderate to severe AD. ...
  7. ... early stage dementia, such as cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine, the researchers said. The degree to which unhelpful ...
  8. Alzheimer's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    ... AD as well. The newest AD medication is memantine (Namenda), which is prescribed to treat moderate to ...
  9. ... specific behavioral symptoms for varying periods of time. Memantine is designed to help with the symptoms of ...
  10. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP): Frequently Asked Questions (Foundation for PSP/CBD and Related Brain Diseases)  
    ... of PSP. A fourth anti-Alzheimer drug, Namenda (memantine) acts on a different brain chemical, glutamate. It ...
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