Dementa 5 is a medicine used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. It helps to slow down the progression of moderate to severe Alzheimer's by improvi... View More
Uses of Dementa 5
Side effects of Dementa 5
How to use Dementa 5
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dementa 5 may be taken wit... View More
How Dementa 5 works
Dementa 5 is an N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist. Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease is due to excessive production of glutamate (chemica... View More
What if you forget to take Dementa 5?
If you miss a dose of Dementa 5, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Moderate to severe dementia in Alzheimer's disease Adult: As hydrochloride: Initially, 5 mg daily in the morning for the 1st wk; increase dose wk... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation 5-29 Max: 10 mg daily. 30-49 10 mg daily (after initial dose of 5 mg daily), if well tolerated ... View More
Hypersensitivity to memantine or components of the formulation. Severe renal impairment.
Mode of Action
Memantine, a derivative of amantadine, is a noncompetitive N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA)-receptor antagonist. It affects transmission of glutamate, the pr... View More
Renal impairment; epilepsy. Pregnancy and lactation. Closely monitor patients with recent MI, uncompensated CHF, uncontrolled hypertension. Predispositi... View More
1-10% Dizziness (7%),Confusion (6%),Headache (6%),Constipation (5%),Cough (4%),Hypertension (4%),Backache (3%),Pain (3%),Somnolence (3%),Syncope (3%),V... View More
May increase effects of antimuscarinics and dopaminergics. May reduce effects of antipsychotics and barbiturates. May alter effects of dantrolene, baclo... View More