Memantine

Memantine- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugMemantine is an Anti-Alzheimer and Anti-Parkinsonism Drugs
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Memantine is used for
Treatment of moderate to severe dementia
of Alzheimer’s disease
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
 
Available dosage forms 1. TABLETS
2. CAPSULES
3. ORAL SOLUTION
Dose
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to memantine.
Precautions1. Seizure
2. The rise in urine pH results in increased plasma levels
3. Pregnancy
4. Lactation
5. Children.
Adverse Effects1.  Fatigue
2. Pain
3. Hypertension
4. Dizziness
5. Headache
6. Constipation
7. Vomiting
8. Backpain
9. Confusion
10. Somnolence
11. Hallucination
12. Coughing
13. Dyspnea
14. Insomnia
15. Urinary tract
16. Infections
Pregnancy Category B

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