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Can namenda (memantine) stop progression of alzheimer's?

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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: No

It slows down the progression but it does not stop.
Unfortunately, at the present time, there are no fda approved medications that have shown to cure or to stop the progression of alzheimer's disease. There are ongoing studies to find ways to cure...

In brief: No

It slows down the progression but it does not stop.
Unfortunately, at the present time, there are no fda approved medications that have shown to cure or to stop the progression of alzheimer's disease. There are ongoing studies to find ways to cure...
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
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Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There's currently no medication that can cure or stop alzheimer’s progression entirely.
Namenda & other brands of the drug memantine are used to improve cognition in people with alzheimer's. Namenda is for moderate to severe alzheimer’s disease & may slow the mental and physical deterioration seen in the later stages of alzheimer's. However, it does not halt disease progression long term.

In brief: No

There's currently no medication that can cure or stop alzheimer’s progression entirely.
Namenda & other brands of the drug memantine are used to improve cognition in people with alzheimer's. Namenda is for moderate to severe alzheimer’s disease & may slow the mental and physical deterioration seen in the later stages of alzheimer's. However, it does not halt disease progression long term.
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
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