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How long does one dose of memantine stay in the body

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
If Alzheimer's now: These drugs are designed to slow down the progress and maintain function as long as possible. They are best used as soon as possible, as they do not ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Physical activity: Physical exercise regimen shown to be beneficial in patients with mild to moderate dementia. Will help with weight control also.
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes, unfortunately: The Risperdal is probably the cause, many antipsychotic meds cause significant weight gain.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
MEDICATION EFFECTS: Do not recommend use of Risperdal in this situation, as there is a substantial risk of stroke or death, in those elderly folks who have dementia. Of ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 28 years experience
Worsening: Back to a baseline, significantly lower level of functioning is the most common phenomenon, which is seen by family/staff as a sudden worsening of the... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Deterioration: It has been well known that sudden cessation of Aricept (donepezil) will result in a cognitive crash within 6 weeks, and if another anticholinergic dr... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Namenda (memantine): If dosed correctly it would work for many with Moderate to Severe Dementia.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Combine with Aricept (donepezil): Usually Aricept (donepezil) has the common side effect of diahrreah and the combination will not result in constipation.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcel Hungs
Neurology 26 years experience
Yes: Namenda (memantine) is a great medication used for memory enhancement. It is at times also used to improve general pain or parkinson disease. It has ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Alzheimer's dementia: Most commonly this medication is prescribed for this disorder.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
No Namenda (memantine): Ones with hypersensitivity to Namenda, (memantine) Liver problem, Serious kidney problems.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Anzalone
Obstetrics and Gynecology 68 years experience
Used for Alzheimer: It's used to treat the symptoms of alzheimer's disease. It works by decreasing abnormal activity in the brain. Can help people with alzheimer's dise... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Alzheimer's: Indicated for moderate to severe alzheimer's dementia, and used best in combination with anticholinergic drugs. Seems to slow memory loss, improve be... Read More

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