NAMENDA XR works differently from other Alzheimer's disease medications, so adding it may help.
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Working with the doctor is key to managing your loved one's Alzheimer's disease treatment.
And the more information you gather, the better prepared you'll be for appointments.
There is no evidence that NAMENDA XR prevents or slows the underlying disease process in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Important Risk Information
Who should NOT take NAMENDA XR?
NAMENDA XR should not be taken by anyone who is allergic (hypersensitive) to memantine, the active substance in NAMENDA XR, or who has had a bad reaction to NAMENDA XR or any of its ingredients.
What should be discussed with the healthcare provider before taking NAMENDA XR?
- Seizure disorders
- Difficulty passing urine
- Liver or kidney problems
- Certain medications, changes in diet, or medical conditions may affect the amount of NAMENDA XR in the body and possibly increase side effects.
What are the possible side effects of NAMENDA XR?
The most common side effects associated with NAMENDA XR treatment are headache, diarrhea, and dizziness. This is not a complete list of side effects.
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