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

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Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
6/20/2014 7:58:29 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
5/11/2014 6:37:01 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband has just started using this medication and since this has lost control of his bowels. he has not been taking it long enough to determine its effectiveness,

Condition: Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Type Dementia
4/15/2014 3:31:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My heart rate declining. No energy. Unsteady on my feet. Legs feel like they don't belong to me. Must hold on to something when walking. Memory seems better but side effects seem bad. I have dr app't tomorrow but think I will stop this and see.

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

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