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Review: could Namenda cause Confusion?
Summary: Confusion is found among people who take Namenda, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aricept, and have Dementia alzheimer's type.
We study 6,838 people who have side effects while taking Namenda from FDA and social media. Among them, 113 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.
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Namenda (latest outcomes from 7,210 users) has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia.
Confusion (latest reports from 36,429 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.
On Nov, 28, 2014: 6,838 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda. Among them, 119 people (1.74%) have Confusion.
Time on Namenda when people have Confusion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Namenda * :
Age of people who have Confusion when taking Namenda * :
Severity of Confusion when taking Namenda ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Confusion ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (56 people, 47.06%)
- Dementia (39 people, 32.77%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (25 people, 21.01%)
- Depression (14 people, 11.76%)
- Amnesia (9 people, 7.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aricept (76 people, 63.87%)
- Lipitor (46 people, 38.66%)
- Aspirin (36 people, 30.25%)
- Fosamax (32 people, 26.89%)
- Cozaar (30 people, 25.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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