Namenda (memantine) is a prescription medication that contains memantine. Namenda is used to treat dementia-related to Alzheimer’s disease and can improve awareness, memory, and the ability to perform daily functions. Memantine works by blocking and reducing the actions of natural chemicals in the brain.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Namenda:
If you have any of the following memantine side effects, seek medical help:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Namenda?
If you miss a dose of Namenda, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What else is Namenda called?
Namenda is also known as Ebixa internationally. Ebixa is the same brand name medication with a different name internationally and is not a generic alternative medication. Generic Namenda is called memantine HCL.