Review: could Namenda cause Muscle Cramp?


Summary

Muscle cramp 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 7,453 people who have side effects while taking Namenda from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Muscle cramp. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramp and more.

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Namenda

Namenda has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia alzheimer's type. (latest outcomes from Namenda 7,715 users)

Muscle Cramp

Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with respiratory distress, alanine aminotransferase increased, asthma, post-traumatic stress disorder, bone pain (latest reports from 10,491 Muscle cramp patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

7,453 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda.
Among them, 8 people (0.11%) have Muscle Cramp


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Namenda cause Muscle cramp?

Time on Namenda when people have Muscle Cramp *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Cramp when taking Namenda *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramp when taking Namenda *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Severity if Muscle Cramp when taking Namenda **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (5 people)
  • Rapid Heart Beat (1 person)
  • Pain - Back (1 person)
  • Memory Impairment (1 person)
  • Memory Aids (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aricept (6 people)
  • Synthroid (2 people)
  • Ritalin (1 person)
  • Cipro (1 person)
  • Apresoline (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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