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    Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of memantine oral.

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    7 Total User Reviews

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    1-5 of 5
    Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    1/31/2019 7:30:44 PM

    Reviewer: Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This medication has been a god send for my 86 your old mother. She was waking up in the middle of the nights with bouts of confusion and crying and pains throughout her body. She has been on Memantine for about 3 weeks and its been truly remarkable. She is a changed woman, I feel as if I have my mother back. She is laughing, planning her day with activities. She is just all around more cognitive a ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    6/29/2018 7:15:56 PM

    Reviewer: bob54m, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Care giver for 65 year old female. It seems to be helping her feel more "normal", more than she had been. My understanding is that it helps make the patient feel less affected by swings and that is how it seems to be working for her.

    Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    6/27/2017 7:48:49 AM

    Reviewer: Thank you, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    As a spousal caregiver, this medication along with Aricept has been very effective. Cognitive skills, writing, alertness, sense of humor has all increased. I am very pleased with the effectiveness of this medication.

    Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    3/8/2013 3:20:17 AM

    Reviewer: concerned, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    week 3, patient experiencing severe confusion, overall body aches, inability to stand or maintain standing balance, inability to speak coherently.

    Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
    11/21/2012 3:24:51 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:

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