Admenta (Memantine HCL)
What is Admenta (Memantine HCL) used for?
Admenta (Memantine HCL) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from the symptoms of Alzheimer`s disease. The medication reduces the action of certain chemicals in the brain associated with the symptoms of Alzheimer`s disease to prevent or slow their onset. These symptoms may include loss of memory, reduced cognitive ability, or dementia. Your doctor may prescribe this medication to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Admenta (Memantine HCL)?
Admenta (Memantine HCL) is normally prescribed to be taken once daily at a dosage of one tablet, but your individual instructions will be determined by your doctor based on your age, weight, current health, and symptom severity. These doses should be swallowed whole and unaltered with a large glass of water and may be taken with or without food, although a snack or meal is recommended before use if you get an upset stomach. Do not crush, chew, or split the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Admenta (Memantine HCL)?
Some patients using Admenta (Memantine HCL) have reported experiencing side effects including:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention requiring immediate medical attention are loss of coordination, increased heart rate, chest pain, urinary retention, hypertension, hallucinations, or seizures. Inform your doctor about any unusual symptoms as soon as they appear to make sure teh correct adjustments are made to your application frequency or dosage to stop more health problems from occurring.
Admenta (Memantine HCL) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, fructose intolerant, lactose intolerant, allergic to memantine, who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past, or who have severely reduced kidney function. You are also suggested to inform your doctor if you have epilepsy, heart failure, hypertension, renal tubular acidosis, a history of convulsions, reduced kidney function, or a severe urinary tract infection. These conditions may lead to unexpected complications requiring alterations to your regimen.
Strictly use Admenta (Memantine HCL) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Admenta (Memantine HCL) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.