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Review: could Namenda cause Confusion?

We study 6,833 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

Namenda (latest outcomes from 7,204 users) has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Confusion

Confusion (latest reports from 193,570 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 6,829 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda. Among them, 118 people (1.73%) 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
Confusion73.00%12.00%4.00%5.00%5.00%1.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Namenda * :

FemaleMale
Confusion51.79%48.21%

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%0.57%6.82%5.11%87.50%

Severity of Confusion when taking Namenda ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Confusion11.54%57.69%26.92%3.85%

How people recovered from Confusion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Confusion0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (56 people, 47.46%)
  2. Dementia (39 people, 33.05%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (25 people, 21.19%)
  4. Depression (14 people, 11.86%)
  5. Amnesia (9 people, 7.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aricept (76 people, 64.41%)
  2. Lipitor (45 people, 38.14%)
  3. Aspirin (36 people, 30.51%)
  4. Fosamax (32 people, 27.12%)
  5. Cozaar (30 people, 25.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Was doing fine until urinary track infection. UA showed infection. C + S sent to lab. Cipro prescribed on a Tuesday along with a shot of Rocefin. By nightfall, unstable, unable to walk, unable to stay awake, lethargy, pin point pupils, high fevers unable to control and major confusion. Talking out of head. Thursday returned to doctor. Rocefin given by IV with fluids. UA showed clear of infection. PRevious C + S not in at this time. Friday admitted to hospital and Cipro d/c'ed. C + S showed Cipro resistant. Rocefin given IV with Sodium Chloride IV. Na was down and INR at 1.4 (to thick). After 3 days treatment, more alert, fever gone, awake and no longer confused. Weak but able to stay awake for longer periods and answer questions.

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