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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 6,840 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 Namenda 7,212 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 Incontinence 5,783 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 6,840 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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    I was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia 4 years ago. I have experienced hallucinations at times over the last 2 years usually related with a UTI. One ongoing hallucination that I have that is not related to UTI is seeing bugs burrowing in my arms. I also tend to see people who are not there at ...

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