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

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Dr. Dheeraj Raina
Psychiatry
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
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Dr. Martin Raff
There's some evidence that trazodone might help some people with dementia who are aggressive, easily upset (agitated), and restless. But other research shows that trazodone doesn't help.
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Namenda/Trazodone.

Namenda (memantine) for cognitive enhancement, Trazodone for sleep.

In brief: Namenda/Trazodone.

Namenda (memantine) for cognitive enhancement, Trazodone for sleep.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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