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can pregnant women take namenda (memantine)?

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Dr. Cynthia Rector
29 years experience Psychiatry
Unusual: Since Namenda (memantine) is a treatment for dementia, I don't think it would be prescribed for someone who is pregnant.
Answered on Apr 18, 2015

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