Review: Aricept and Namenda drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Aricept and Namenda. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,661 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,441 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.
Namenda (latest outcomes from 7,180 users) has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 2,661 people who reported to have interactions when taking Aricept, Namenda are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride)
- Namenda (memantine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Aricept, Namenda:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||521|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||244|
|Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)||157|
|Urinary Tract Infection||149|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||119|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||115|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Aricept, Namenda:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)||23|
|Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)||14|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||14|
|Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased||7|
|Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)||7|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Memantine hcl
- Donepezil hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) is often used to treat alzheimer's disease. Namenda (memantine hydrochloride) is often used to treat dementia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Aricept is used in:
- Namenda is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Aricept alternatives:
- Namenda alternatives:
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