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Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
3/6/2014 11:45:03 AM

Reviewer: Grandmama213, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My husband was given this medication by his doctor to try to improve his memory. He was put on 5mg I a day. This seemed to work very well. It helped his memory and also made him seem more present. Just increased to 2 a day and seems to be making him loose temper often. Might put him back to 1 a day. Any one else have this problem?

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
3/4/2014 12:26:05 PM

Reviewer: Razzputinn, Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Internist #2 (2012) and a geriatric physician (2013) both endorsed Namenda but I must question their decision regarding this 80 year old patient. Internist #1 initially prescribed the drug in 2009 due to the onset of dementia. Although the professionals maintain the drug is supposed to improve "executive function" I observed this individual was failing to change his urine soaked depen ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
2/27/2014 2:31:56 PM

Reviewer: SteveA, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My 84 year old father was put on this with 5mg@day, then the Dr. wanted to increase 1 in the a.m. and 1 in the p.m. Last week his dosage increased to 1 and 2. This past week my Father has called me in a panic that his apartment community wants to throw him out and he became very inconsolable that people are turning against him. Today he called me again and begged me to come get him out of the apar ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
2/21/2014 1:27:39 PM

Reviewer: namenda, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
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Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
1/23/2014 10:52:52 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Namenda has been a great help in remending my daily work

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