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Taken for: Alzheimer, OCD*
Other names: Memantine
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Memantine is the first in a novel class of Alzheimer's disease medications acting on the glutamatergic system by blocking NMDA glutama...
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Does Namenda cause Weight Gain ?

Weight Gain is a known side effect of Namenda
#24 in Namenda discussions - 63 posts discuss Weight Gain with Namenda. Weight Gain is #24 concern in Namenda discussions.
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Since on Namenda. I have gained 20 lbs. Am unable too...
" ...modifying my diet. Since on Namenda. I have gained 20 lbs. Am unable too lose. I... "

Our family Dr. weaned hubs off of Namenda and Aricept about...
" Our family Dr. weaned hubs off of Namenda and Aricept about 2 months ago. We think it ...upsetting his stomach, he has lost about 30 lbs over 3 months. (Geez wish that... "

been successful? I am still on Namenda at 10 mg a...
" ...treatment been successful? I am still on Namenda at 10 mg a day, ...was high due to my weight gain because of the beta blocker. I did lose weight after going off the propranolol but still need to... "

my decision he was concerned about discontinuing the Namenda...
" ...was spitting them out. When I informed our neurologist of my decision he was concerned about discontinuing the Namenda as this could lead ...in behavior, his appetite has gotten better with a gain of 10... "

mom was on Namenda (just started about two weks before she...
" My mom was on Namenda (just started about two weks ...lost 7% of her body weight. so she was put on hospice care. her doctor decided to change her meds back to Namenda and she came back for ...back into... "

Aricept and Namenda which also made me gain weight. For Ten...
" ...than those pills. I have neuropathy in my feet and ...Pressure medication that made me gain weight. Off the Aricept and Namenda which also made me gain weight. For Ten years I have been a zombie. Now I... "

ORGARD. ALSO IS ANYONE ON NAMENDA FOR HEADACHES. SAME Q...
" ...I'M WONDERING IF ANYONE HAS PUT ON WEIGHT FROM TAKING CORGARD. ALSO IS ANYONE ON NAMENDA FOR HEADACHES. SAME QUESTION ANY WEIGHT GAIN. I HATE THAT YOU HAVE ...EVERY MED THAT CAN CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN!... "

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iety you experience with Namenda. Perhaps the anxiety is...
" ...amounts of SSRIS cause rapid weight gain and metabolic syndrome symptoms for ...running out of ideas. What about combining Parnate with Klonopin and possibly Namenda? That should address your... "

rugs been successful in treating antipsychotic weight gain...
" ...Have these drugs been successful in treating antipsychotic weight gain and cognitive problems attention deficit? My last doc a year ago said if he was going to use a drug for attention deficit... "

months. I am now only on Namenda. It's expensive but the...
" ...made me tired and I gained 30 lbs in 6 months. I am now only on Namenda. It's expensive but the only side effect I have is ringing in the ears. I see my neuro... "

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