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(also known as Memantine)

Memantine is used to treat moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease. Memantine is not a cure for Alzheimer's disease but it can help people with the disease. Memantine will not cure Alzheimer's disease, and it will not stop the disease from getting worse.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescr... continue

Treatment Success Rate

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Condition Members Success
Alzheimer's Disease
Migraine Headaches
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Parkinson's Disease
Overall, 84% (323 Members) find Namenda helpful

Namenda Reviews

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makes her combative, hyper not sleeping.
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Namenda has been working very well on my mom, and I saw the ettects almost immediately after my mom took it two hours later. and as time goes by, my mom has been more active and more quick in reactions and communications everyday.
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Too soon to know yet
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It's working to some extent, not as well as when we first started.
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worked wonderful for awhile...
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Husband tolerates well but I am not sure if it is helping at all.
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so far no complaints
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helping a quite a bit
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My husband can tell a difference. He thinks more clearly and doesn't get quite as confused...so long as he takes it as scheduled and doesn't miss at all.
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  1. Discussion: Memantine Being Tested For FMS Use
    I was on namenda last year and it was one of the least troublesome meds I've tried. I didn't notice any side effects at all, except I was finally able... [More]
  2. Discussion: Memantine Being Tested For FMS Use
    A drug that's FDA-approved for Alzheimer's disease is now showing promise against fibromyalgia symptoms, according to a study published in the journal... [More]
  3. Discussion: Namenda for Migraines
    My Neuro had me take it for a while. Good luck to you! [More]
  4. Discussion: Namenda for Migraines
    Hi everyone - my neurologist is prescribing Namenda for my migraines. It's a medication for Alzheimers, and finding use off-label for migraine and con... [More]
  5. Discussion: Final word on Namenda
    I am on week 4 of Namenda. This is a NMDA receptor antagonist. It is approved in Europe for treatment of tinnitus. It is not approved here in the US ... [More]