MENTADEM 10MG TABLET

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Composition FOR MENTADEM 10mg tablet

Memantine(10mg)

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alcohol interaction for MENTADEM tablet

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food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mentadem 10mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mentadem 10mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR MENTADEM 10mg tablet

Memantine(10mg)

Mentadem tablet uses

Mentadem 10mg tablet is used in the treatment of alzheimer's disease
It should be used in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease.

How mentadem tablet works

Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease is due to an imbalance of chemical messengers in the brain. Mentadem 10mg tablet works by blocking the action of glutamate, a chemical messenger involved in the transmission of nerve signals.

Common side effects of mentadem tablet

Dizziness, Headache, Confusion, Constipation.

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Expert advice FOR MENTADEM tablet

  • Do not start or continue the memantine if you are allergic to memantine or any of other ingredient in the medicine.
  • Do not take memantine if you have history of fits (convulsions or seizures); heart disorders.
  • Avoid taking memantine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not take memantine if you have recently changed or intend to change your diet substantially (e.g. from normal diet to strict vegetarian diet).
  • Do not take memantine if you are suffering from states of renal tubulary acidosis (an excess of acid-forming substances in the blood due to poor kidney function); severe infections of the urinary tract.

Frequently asked questions FOR MENTADEM 10mg tablet

Memantine

Q. Is memantine a cholinesterase inhibitor/antipsychotic drug/anticholinergic?
Memantine belongs to the group of medicines called psychoanaleptics. It is not a cholinesterase inhibitor/antipsychotic drug/anticholinergic
Q. Is memantine a controlled substance?
No, memantine is not a controlled substance
Q. Does memantine increase acetylcholine?
No, it does not increase acetylcholine
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Q. Does memantine cause drowsiness/make you sleepy?
Yes, memantine cause drowsiness or sleepiness. Always consult your doctor if the symptoms are severe
Q. Does memantine come in liquid form?
Yes, memantine is available in liquid form as oral solution
Q. Does memantine increase dopamine?
Concurrent use of memantine and dopamine may increase the dopamine level in the blood. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does memantine help vascular dementia?
Memantine may help in vascular dementia. Patient should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. How does memantine work in the body?
It works by modulating the effects of increased levels of chemical substance in the brain called glutamate, and thus decreasing abnormal activity in the brain.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)