Nemdaa 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Nemdaa 5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nemdaa Tablet

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Uses of Nemdaa Tablet

Nemdaa 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
It should be used in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease.
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Side effects of Nemdaa Tablet

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Dizziness, Headache, Confusion, Constipation.

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How to use Nemdaa Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nemdaa 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Nemdaa Tablet works

Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease is due to an imbalance of chemical messengers in the brain. Nemdaa 5mg tablet works by blocking the action of glutamate, a chemical messenger involved in the transmission of nerve signals.

In Depth Information on Nemdaa Tablet

Expert advice for Nemdaa Tablet

  • Nemdaa slows down the progression of the disease; it doesn't stop or reverse it.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any epileptic seizures. Nemdaa may raise the chances of seizure if you had in the past.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nemdaa 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Nemdaa 5mg 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Nemdaa 5mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Nemdaa 5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Nemdaa 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nemdaa 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Nemdaa 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nemdaa 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Nemdaa 5mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Memantine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nemdaa 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Memantine

A psychotropic drug is a medicine affecting the mind, emotions, and behaviour. Nemdaa has a beneficial effect on the behavioural symptoms of patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer's Disease. Therefore it is considered as a psychotropic agent.
No. Nemdaa is not a narcotic. It does not have habit forming potential.
No. Mood stabilisers are used to treat mania and bipolar disorder. Nemdaa is not approved for these conditions yet, although studies are going on for the role of Nemdaa in these diseases also.
No. Nemdaa does not fit in the generally accepted "Nootropic" descriptor for healthy people. Nootropics are drugs which increase cognition/ motivation/ creativity in healthy individuals. Nemdaa, on the other hand, improves cognition in patients with Alzheimer's Disease.
Q. Is Nemdaa a cholinesterase inhibitor?
No. Nemdaa does not function by inhibiting the cholinesterase enzyme found in the endings of nerve cells. Rather, it acts by preventing the toxicity of an excitatory substance called glutamate in the brain.
Yes. Nemdaa acts as an antagonist at the NMDA receptor. This is the receptor in the brain through which glutamate, an excitatory substance, damages the nerve cells in the brain, which is found in Alzheimer's disease.
Cmax (Peak plasm concentration) of Nemdaa is 35-40 ng/ml.
Q. Can I take Nemdaa with vitamin D?
It has been reported in some studies that a combination of Nemdaa and Vitamin D improves cognition in Alzheimer's Disease. However, more studies are required to confirm this finding.
Q. Can I take Nemdaa with vitamin E?
Some studies have reported that among patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, taking alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E) with Nemdaa slows the progressive functional decline. However, more studies are required to confirm this finding.
Nemdaa is started when a person starts suffering from moderate to severe Alzheimer's Disease and has failed other options. Despite years of research for mild Alzheimer's Disease, Nemdaa has not been found to be useful in it.
Nemdaa is prescribed to improve the cognitive (memory) function in patients with Alzheimer's Disease when other treatment options like cholinesterase enzyme inhibitors have failed.
Q. What is the interaction of Nemdaa with metformin?
The interaction between Nemdaa and Metformin is minor. Nemdaa oral increases the level or effect of metformin by nonacidic drugs competing for the same pathway through the kidney.
Q. What is the interaction of Nemdaa with warfarin?
No known interaction between Nemdaa and Warfarin has been found.
The role of Nemdaa in Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) is controversial. Some studies suggest that it is safe and efficacious in this disease whereas others have shown exacerbation of LBD due to Nemdaa. Nemdaa is not approved for use in Lewy Body Dementia.
Q. Can Nemdaa combined with donepezil?
A combination of Nemdaa and Donepezil can be given in moderate to severe Alzheimer's Disease. It has been shown that the combination may have additive effects i.e. effects of both drugs are added when given together in some studies.
Q. Can Nemdaa be used with rivastigmine?
Nemdaa in combination with rivastigmine is safe and beneficial in patients with Alzheimer's Disease. Patients have improvement or stabilisation on dual therapy.
Nemdaa is not indicated for use in chronic pain. It has been proposed as a medication for the treatment of neuropathic pain for its mechanism, safety, lack of serious adverse effects, and the relatively rapid onset of action. However, studies have not been promising so far and its routine use in neuropathic pain is not currently recommended.
Nemdaa is not indicated for use in Opioid withdrawal. In a number of small studies, it has been seen that Nemdaa decreased the expression of opioid physical dependence in humans but there is a need for more studies in this field.
Nemdaa has failed to demonstrate clinical efficacy in autism. Studies are currently in progress for other clinical applications.
Nemdaa has failed to demonstrate clinical efficacy in vascular dementia although it was well-tolerated.
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