Namenda XR NAMENDA XR® (memantine hydrochloride) extended-release capsules are approved for the treatment of moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease. NAMENDA XR is available by prescription only. NAMENDA XR should not be taken by anyone who is allergic (hypersensitive) to memantine, the active substance in NAMENDA XR, or who has had a bad reaction to NAMENDA XR or any of its ingredients.
 
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If your loved one is currently taking twice-a-day
NAMENDA® (memantine HCl) tablets for moderate to severe
Alzheimer’s, ask their doctor about once-daily NAMENDA XR
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Your loved one could receive a 30-day trial supply of NAMENDA XR at $0 out‑of‑pocket cost.

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*Except when sprinkled on applesauce, the capsules should be swallowed whole. They should not be divided, chewed, or crushed.
 
Most patients already taking NAMENDA tablets twice a day can start taking NAMENDA XR capsules once a day, the very next day
 
NAMENDA XR (memantine hydrochloride) extended-release capsules are approved for the treatment of moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease. NAMENDA XR is available by prescription only.
 
There is no evidence that NAMENDA XR® (memantine hydrochloride) prevents or slows the underlying disease process in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
 
IMPORTANT RISK INFORMATION
Who should NOT take NAMENDA XR?
NAMENDA XR should not be taken by anyone who is allergic (hypersensitive) to memantine, the active substance in NAMENDA XR, or who has had a bad reaction to NAMENDA XR or any of its ingredients.
 
What should be discussed with the healthcare provider before taking NAMENDA XR?
Before starting NAMENDA XR, talk to the healthcare provider about all of the patient’s past and present medical conditions, including:
 
â–  Seizure disorders
 
â–  Difficulty passing urine
 
â–  Liver, kidney, or bladder problems
 
If the patient is taking other medications (including those without a prescription), ask the healthcare provider if NAMENDA XR is right for the patient.
 
â–  Certain medications, changes in diet, or medical conditions may affect the amount of NAMENDA XR in the body and possibly increase side effects.
 
What are the possible side effects of NAMENDA XR?
The most common side effects associated with NAMENDA XR treatment are headache, diarrhea, and dizziness. This is not a complete list of side effects.
 
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