A 43-year-old member asked:
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who should not take namenda (memantine)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
No Namenda (memantine): Ones with hypersensitivity to Namenda, (memantine) Liver problem, Serious kidney problems.
Answered on Apr 18, 2015

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Dr. G. Wen answered
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Yes and no: Neurontin is approved for it. But Namenda (memantine) has no fda approval for nerve pain.

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