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Review: could Namenda cause Muscle cramp (Muscle cramps)?

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 6,852 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. (latest outcomes from 7,226 Namenda users)

Muscle cramp

Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 10,626 Muscle cramp patients)

On Apr, 6, 2015: 6,852 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda. Among them, 8 people (0.12%) have Muscle Cramp.

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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