Namenda Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Namenda: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Namenda 10mg Tab
Actavis- US Brands formerly Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: FL  |  10

What is this Medicine?

MEMANTINE (MEM an teen) is used to treat dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Namenda: Oral tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Namenda 10mg Tablet

NDC: 004563210
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Alzheimer's Disease

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Vascular Dementia, Nystagmus

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Namenda 10mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_3957.JPG
Actavis- US Brands formerly Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: FL  |  10
Shape: oblong
Color: gray

Reported Side Effects for Namenda 10mg Tablet

Fluid Retention Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Secretion Of Tears Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Retinal Detachment Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Coughing Up Blood Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Unable To Speak Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Breathing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Melena Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Throat Ulcers Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Corneal Opacification Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Double Vision Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid In Lungs Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eye Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Macular Degeneration Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drooping Eyelids Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eczema Vaccinatum Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding In Eye Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Diabetes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Delirium Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Eyes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Body Temperature Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paranoia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Eyes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Retaining Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Shaking Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot In Lung Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nearsightedness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
0.2-0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Brain Attack Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Cataracts Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heart Failure Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
2.0-5.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
2.0-7.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
4.0-8.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
6.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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