Important message regarding NAMENDA® (memantine HCl). Forest Laboratories, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Actavis plc, plans to continue the sale of NAMENDA (memantine HCl) tablets in accordance with a court order, which we are appealing. Additionally, the oral solution of NAMENDA and once-daily NAMENDA XR® (memantine HCl) extended-release capsules remain available. Previously we had announced that we planned to discontinue the sale of NAMENDA tablets.
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There is no evidence that NAMENDA prevents or slows the underlying disease process in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
IMPORTANT RISK INFORMATION FOR NAMENDA
Who should NOT take NAMENDA?
NAMENDA should not be taken by anyone who is allergic (hypersensitive) to memantine, the active substance in NAMENDA, or who has had a bad reaction to NAMENDA or any of its ingredients.
What should be discussed with the healthcare provider before taking NAMENDA?
Before starting NAMENDA, talk to the healthcare provider about all of the patient's past and present medical conditions, including:
- Seizure disorders
- Difficulty passing urine
- Liver, kidney or bladder problems
If the patient is taking other medications (including those without a prescription), ask the healthcare provider if NAMENDA is right for the patient.
- Certain medications, changes in diet, or medical conditions may affect the amount of NAMENDA in the body and possibly increase side effects.
What are the possible side effects of NAMENDA?
The most common side effects associated with NAMENDA treatment are dizziness, confusion, headache, and constipation. This is not a complete list of side effects.
Please see full Prescribing Information.