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Side effects of namenda (memantine)?

Side effects of namenda (memantine)?

Dizziness: The main side-effect (3%) compared to placebo in fda trials was dizziness. However a small percentage of demented patients may have varying symptoms including aggressiveness, apathy, depression. Behavioral changes happen within the first few weeks as a rule but are reversible with discontinuation. ...Read more

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Namenda (Definition)

Memantine is a medciation that is used to treat memory loss and mental ...Read more


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Can exelon, (rivastigmine) aricept, or, namenda treat Lewy body dementia?

Can exelon, (rivastigmine) aricept, or, namenda treat Lewy body dementia?

No: No treatment is yet available for lewy body dementia. However, these might help alleviate some symptoms temporarily. ...Read more

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Can Aricept (donepezil) help memory loss side effects of medications?

Can Aricept (donepezil) help memory loss side effects of medications?

Anti-cholinergics: Numerous drugs in medicine affect a chemical called acetylcholine, and this effect can result in memory loss, especially in the elderly. Aricept, (donepezil) which is now generic, helps increase the level of acetylcholine, and may mitigate these adverse effects. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Namenda (memantine)?

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What side effects are associated with Namenda (memantine)?

Namenda (memantine): Mainly headaches, diarrhea & dizziness. Caution with liver problems. ...Read more

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What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and migrain headache?

What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness  and migrain headache?

We don't know: The exact cause of migraine is still controversial and gaps in our understanding remain. Accompanying symptoms such as phonophobia, photophobia, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and blurred vision, as well as autonomic phenomena of conjunctival injection, lacrimation and lid edema are common and individual. It is manageable, see a headache specialist or orofacial pain. ...Read more

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Dizzy/vertigo w movement, very weak, migraine w vomiting, 'floating' sensation, anxiety, extreme fatigue. On ultram. Normal side effects?

Drug reaction yes: You can get very sick from the drugs. Stop them. Migraines are from neurotransmitter imbalance and can be eliminated by rebalancing the neurotransmitters. Visit www.Neurosciencemyths.Com to get rid of migraines and find a doctor to help you. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Aricept (donepezil)?

What side effects are associated with Aricept (donepezil)?

Various dep on dose: Common reactions include: nausea, diarrhea, headache, insomnia, dizziness, muscle cramps, vomiting, fatigue, loss of appetite, and weight loss. Less common but serious reactions can occur in some individuals, including: AV block, slowed heart rate, fainting, seizures, and GI bleeding. If you are taking or considering taking this medication, consult with your doctor and discuss your concerns. ...Read more

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Headache, dizziness, nausea and weird vision changes?

Headache, dizziness, nausea and weird vision changes?

Migraine: Your description can be seen with episodes of classical migraine. See a neurologist and get further evaluated. ...Read more

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Could namenda (memantine) and trazodone be taken for alzheimers?

Could namenda (memantine) and trazodone be taken for alzheimers?

Why trazodone? : Namenda (memantine) is a medication approved for treatment of dementia. Sometimes trazodone is given for sleep, but in an older person there may be risk of falling due to sudden drops in blood pressure. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Exelon (rivastigmine)?

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Exelon (rivastigmine): Some are Diarrhea, Nausea, Indigestion, Gases, Confusion, Dizziness, Hallucinations, Feeling sick. Less common are Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Sweating, Head pain, High blood pressure, UTI, Weight loss. Rare ones are Aggression, Anemia, Cataracts, Bloody urine, Heart failure, Kidney failure, Nosebleeds, Rash, Seizures, Stroke. ...Read more

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Loss of appetite frontal lobe headaches and nausea.

Loss of appetite frontal lobe headaches and nausea.

I do not: think you can determine if headaches are "frontal lobe" in nature. If you mean headaches in the front of your head the most common cause is sinusitis! The loss of appetite/nausea are probably UNRELATED! In any case at age 25 these are most likely NOT serious complaints...seek the advice of your PCP (primary Care Provider) and BTW get your eyes checked as well! Dr Z ...Read more

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Stomach pain associated with abilify (aripiprazole)?

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Stomach pain associated with abilify (aripiprazole)?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Common side effect when starting or increasing the dose. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of stopping Aricept and namenda (memantine)?

What are the side effects of stopping Aricept and namenda (memantine)?

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 dementia (depending on the stage), it may consist of forgetting names, inability to execute simple tasks, not recognizing people/places, incontinence, etc. ...Read more

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Negative side-effects with compazine (prochlorperazine)?

Negative side-effects with compazine (prochlorperazine)?

Compazine (prochlorperazine): Side effects of Compazine (prochlorperazine) can be serious and are related to the compound itself, which is a mild anti-psychotic drug with structure similar to other older antiphyschotics. Serious effects can involve spastic movement, temperature increase and muscle breakdown with high fever that is life threatening in rare cases. More common is spastic movements called extra-pyramidal effects, disjointed mvmt. ...Read more

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Sudden severe fatigue for days, sudden nausea, slight vomitting, weakness, motion sickness, sleeping alot, no appetite?

Sudden severe fatigue for days, sudden nausea, slight vomitting, weakness,  motion sickness, sleeping alot, no appetite?

Infection?: This could be an infection causing fatigue, nausea and vomiting. I would recommend if you do not improve in the next few days I would see your MD. ...Read more

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Lamictal side effects, vision and memory loss anyone?

Lamictal side effects, vision and memory loss anyone?

Yes. It can: General visual side effects include double vision (28%), blurred vision (16%), and vision abnormality (3%) has been reported. Concentration disturbance (2%) and memory decrease was mentioned in the package insert of the medication. ...Read more

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Can pristiq (desvenlafaxine) cause nausea and diarrhea?

Can pristiq (desvenlafaxine) cause nausea and diarrhea?

Pristiq side effect: Yes, this is a known potential side effect for Pristiq.
Nausea occurs in up to 13% of people taking Pristiq and diarrhea occurs in 1 to 10%. REF: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/desvenlafaxine-side-effects.html ...Read more

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Does Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) cause weight loss?

Does Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) cause weight loss?

Yes: Weight loss, anorexia, vomiting are common reactions of this drug, according to epocrates. ...Read more

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Nausea (Definition)

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