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Review: could Namenda cause Incontinence?

Summary: Incontinence 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, 22 have Incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Incontinence 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)

Incontinence

Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 5,801 Incontinence patients)

On Mar, 15, 2015: 6,849 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda. Among them, 22 people (0.32%) have Incontinence.

Trend of Incontinence in Namenda reports

Time on Namenda when people have Incontinence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Incontinence50.00%25.00%0.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Namenda * :

FemaleMale
Incontinence60.61%39.39%

Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Namenda * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Incontinence0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Incontinence when taking Namenda ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Incontinence0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Incontinence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Incontinence0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (12 people, 54.55%)
  2. Hypertension (5 people, 22.73%)
  3. Dementia (4 people, 18.18%)
  4. Amnesia (4 people, 18.18%)
  5. Depression (4 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aricept (19 people, 86.36%)
  2. Coumadin (6 people, 27.27%)
  3. Synthroid (6 people, 27.27%)
  4. Lexapro (6 people, 27.27%)
  5. Atacand (5 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Incontinence while taking Namenda?

 

 

 

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