Review: Lunesta and Namenda drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Lunesta and Namenda. It is created by eHealthMe based on 55 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
Lunesta (latest outcomes from 15,932 users) has active ingredients of eszopiclone. It is often used in insomnia.
Namenda (latest outcomes from 7,180 users) has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 55 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lunesta, Namenda are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lunesta (eszopiclone)
- Namenda (memantine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lunesta, Namenda:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)||12|
|Respiratory Arrest (cessation of normal respiration due to failure of the lungs to function effectively)||12|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||12|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||8|
|Cytolytic Hepatitis (dissolution or destruction of a liver cell)||7|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||7|
|General Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status)||7|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lunesta, 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)||6|
|Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)||6|
|Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)||4|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||4|
|Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)||4|
|Cytolytic Hepatitis (dissolution or destruction of a liver cell)||4|
|Cerebral Haematoma (collection of blood in brain)||2|
|Vulvovaginal Candidiasis (vulvovaginal infection by fungi)||2|
|Cerebral Atrophy (decrement in size of brain)||2|
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
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lunesta (eszopiclone) is often used to treat insomnia. 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:
- Lunesta is used in:
- Namenda is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lunesta alternatives:
- Namenda alternatives:
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