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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Namenda Oral.

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Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
9/29/2009 6:40:29 PM

Reviewer: wife, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
9/27/2009 8:17:26 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have noticed significant improvement in mother's symptoms of alzheimers since she began taking this medication.

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
9/5/2009 10:23:06 AM

Reviewer: timespast, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My husband has been taking Namenda along with Aricept for over 2 years. I believe that the combination has helped slow the dementia a little. Both these meds are very expensive, but I think worth it.

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
8/20/2009 9:46:25 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My mother-in-law has been on Namenda for a week and I have seen a decline over the past week that climaxed today. It was like the drug "rocketed" her from moderate to severe Alzheimers in seven days. Tremors, constant sleeping, severely deminished mental capacity, aggitated, has not eaten at all whereas she normally is a "chow hound". Reminds me of how doctors prescribe anti-de ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
8/19/2009 10:51:12 AM

Reviewer: Nurses Experience with Namenda, 45-54 Female (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
As a Hospice nurse, I have dealt with dozens of people, whom, over the years have taken this drug. For some it seems to work, in the middle stages, at least. In the end stages of Dementia/Alzheimers, no drug will do anything to control the symptoms of decline when the patient is unable to take the drug, for whatever reason. My point therefore is, that this is an expensive drug with LOT's of s ... Show Full Comment

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