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Review: could Namenda cause Muscle cramp?

We study 6,825 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 (latest outcomes from 7,196 users) has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Muscle cramp

Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 50,366 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 6,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda. Among them, 8 people (0.12%) have Muscle Cramp. They amount to 0.02% of all the 50,286 people who have Muscle Cramp on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle cramp in Namenda reports

Time on Namenda when people have Muscle cramp * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramp93.75%6.25%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle cramp66.67%33.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramp0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Muscle cramp when taking Namenda ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramp0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle cramp ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (8 people, 100.00%)
  2. Amnesia (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Allergen (1 people, 12.50%)
  4. Rapid heart beat (1 people, 12.50%)
  5. Memory impairment (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aricept (8 people, 100.00%)
  2. Zoloft (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Wellbutrin (4 people, 50.00%)
  4. Synthroid (3 people, 37.50%)
  5. Amaryl (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • For past month have been getting sudden horrible "charley horse" muscle cramps in both legs in the late afternoon and evenings

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  • I think that I've just made the connection between muscle cramps in both feet, calf muscles, chest muscle, hands, upper arms and temples with starting on Symbicort a few months ago. Are there any alternative medications with the same effect on asthma related breathing problems.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Chronic headaches and blurred vision have increased since starting steriods. Also cloudy head with a feeling of brain and body not connecting.
    Falling asleep at computer desk.
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