Who have Confusion with Namenda?


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 . We study 8,911 people who have side effects while taking Namenda from FDA and social media. Among them, 127 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 Namenda 9,517 users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 44,188 Confusion patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

8,911 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda.
Among them, 127 people (1.43%) have Confusion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Namenda cause Confusion?

Time on Namenda when people have Confusion *:

  • < 1 month: 52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Namenda *:

  • female: 50.79 %
  • male: 49.21 %

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Namenda *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.92 %
  • 40-49: 4.81 %
  • 50-59: 6.73 %
  • 60+: 86.54 %

Severity of Confusion **:

  • least: 13.64 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 31.82 %
  • most severe: 4.55 %

How people recovered from Confusion **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aricept (55 people, 43.31%)
  • Lipitor (29 people, 22.83%)
  • Aspirin (23 people, 18.11%)
  • Exelon (14 people, 11.02%)
  • Lexapro (13 people, 10.24%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Namenda, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (25 people, 19.69%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (12 people, 9.45%)
  • Alzheimer's Disease (9 people, 7.09%)
  • Memory Loss (8 people, 6.30%)
  • Depression (7 people, 5.51%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (35 people, 27.56%)
  • Confusional State (35 people, 27.56%)
  • Memory Loss (33 people, 25.98%)
  • Weakness (27 people, 21.26%)
  • Gait Disturbance (19 people, 14.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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