Namenda and Muscle cramp - from FDA reports
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 8,808 people who have side effects while taking Namenda from FDA. Among them, 7 have Muscle cramp. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramp and more.
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Namenda has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia. (latest outcomes from Namenda 9,519 users)
Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,553 Muscle cramp patients).
On Feb, 01, 2017
8,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda.
Among them, 7 people (0.08%) have Muscle Cramp
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Namenda when people have Muscle Cramp *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 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: 57.14 %
- male: 42.86 %
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 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (5 people, 71.43%)
- Memory Loss (1 person, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aricept (5 people, 71.43%)
- Synthroid (2 people, 28.57%)
- Wellbutrin (1 person, 14.29%)
- Apresoline (1 person, 14.29%)
- Amaryl (1 person, 14.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Decreased (1 person, 14.29%)
- Pneumonia (1 person, 14.29%)
- Personality Change (1 person, 14.29%)
- Conjunctivitis (1 person, 14.29%)
- Asthma (1 person, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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