Take 20mg per day. To lower the risk of side effects the daily dosage should gradually be increased from 5mg to 20mg over four weeks. Memantine can be taken with other Alzheimer’s drugs such as Aricept, Exelon, and Reminyl (galantamine), as it works in a different manner.
Memantine must not be taken if you have had allergic reactions to Memantine hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients of Memantine tablets listed above.
Memantine use should be carefully monitored by your doctor if you have a history of seizures or have recently had a heart attack, kidney disease or untreated hypertension. Memantine may interact with some other drugs such as Dextromethorphane, Cimetidine, procainamide, hydrochlorothiazide, anticholinergics, anticonvulsives, barbituates or dopaminergic antagonists like L-dopa or bromocriptine. Make sure the doctor knows what else the person with dementia is taking.
The use of Memantine is not recommended for children or anyone under the age of 18.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or wish to become pregnant. The use of Memantine is not recommended during pregnancy. Women must not breast-feed while taking Memantine.
Persons taking prescription medication should consult a physician before using this product. Long-term use of this product should be supervised and monitored by a health care professional.
This product and its statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to treat, cure or prevent any disease. The above information is provided under the supplying company's terms and conditions and should not replace the advice of your personal physician.
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