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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 6,849 people who have side effects while taking Namenda from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.

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Namenda

Namenda has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia. (latest outcomes from 7,222 Namenda users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 36,491 Confusion patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 6,846 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda. Among them, 120 people (1.75%) have Confusion.

Trend of Confusion in Namenda reports

Time on Namenda when people have Confusion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Confusion72.28%11.88%3.96%5.94%4.95%0.99%0.00%

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Namenda * :

FemaleMale
Confusion52.28%47.72%

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Namenda * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Confusion0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.56%6.74%5.06%87.64%

Severity of Confusion when taking Namenda ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Confusion10.71%57.14%28.57%3.57%

How people recovered from Confusion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Confusion12.50%0.00%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (56 people, 46.67%)
  2. Dementia (39 people, 32.50%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (25 people, 20.83%)
  4. Depression (14 people, 11.67%)
  5. Amnesia (9 people, 7.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aricept (76 people, 63.33%)
  2. Lipitor (46 people, 38.33%)
  3. Aspirin (36 people, 30.00%)
  4. Fosamax (32 people, 26.67%)
  5. Cozaar (30 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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