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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
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

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
7/23/2009 12:02:49 PM

Reviewer: VeNita K, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 83 mother suffers from Alzheimer's which is progressing at an alarming rate from moderate to severe. Her Dr. prescribed Namenda. After reviewing comments here, I had reservations but agreed to treatment. Mother had an almost immediate adverse reaction; treatment was discontinued after 4 days. Her reaction included reverting to speaking in her native tongue - Norwegian; refusing to leave ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
6/20/2009 11:52:07 AM

Reviewer: disco56073, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Hi Everyone!!!I've been on Namanda since 06. Doctor put me on it after a tbi from back surgery..I'm taking 60mg at supper..It really helped speed my brain up also i believe it has helped my restless leg syndorme.I'm also taking Exelon 6mg twice a day...

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
4/25/2009 1:49:07 AM

Reviewer: mjs445, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Namenda has possibly slowed the disease somewhat. It is no silver bullet but it is worth taking.I have seen the results and I believe it has helped.

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