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Meman 10mg Tablet

Meman 10mg Tablet

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Composition

MEMANTINE-10MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

D D Pharmaceuticals

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Meman 10mg Tablet

Meman 10mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called anti-dementia agents used to treat moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is a neurological disorder that causes dementia (memory loss) and slowly destroys the ability to think, learn, communicate, and handle daily activities.

Meman 10mg Tablet contains 'Memantine', which is an NMDA receptor antagonist. It acts on the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors involved in transmitting nerve signals that play an essential role in memory. Meman 10mg Tablet decreases the brain's abnormal activity and may improve the ability to think and remember or might slow the loss of these abilities in people with Alzheimer's disease.

Take Meman 10mg Tablet with or without food. You are advised to take Meman 10mg Tablet as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects, such as headache, sleepiness, dizziness, diarrhoea, constipation, balance disorders, and high blood pressure. You are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience any of these side effects persistently.

Please do not stop taking Meman 10mg Tablet without consulting your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking Meman 10mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Avoid driving or operating machinery as Meman 10mg Tablet causes dizziness and sleepiness and may affect reactivity. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Meman 10mg Tablet as it could lead to increased dizziness. Meman 10mg Tablet is not recommended for children below 18 years as the safety and effectiveness have not been established. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side effects.

Uses of Meman 10mg Tablet

Treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Medicinal Benefits

Meman 10mg Tablet belongs to a group of anti-dementia agents called NMDA receptor antagonists. Meman 10mg Tablet is used to treat moderate to severe dementia (memory loss) of Alzheimer's disease. Meman 10mg Tablet acts on the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors involved in transmitting nerve signals, which play an important role in memory. Meman 10mg Tablet works by decreasing the brain's abnormal activity and may improve the ability to think and remember or might slow the loss of these abilities in people with Alzheimer's disease.

Directions for Use

Swallow the medicine as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew or crush the tablet/capsule.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Meman 10mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Balance disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Elevated liver function tests

Drug Warnings

Do not take Meman 10mg Tablet if you are allergic to any of its contents. Inform your doctor if you have/had epilepsy (fits), heart attack, congestive heart failure, or uncontrolled high blood pressure. Talk to your doctor if you change your diet from normal to strict vegetarian or if you are having any kidney problems or urinary tract infections. Avoid taking amantadine (used to treat Parkinson's disease), ketamine (anesthetic), dextromethorphan (used to treat cough), and other NMDA-antagonists at the same time. Consult your doctor before taking Meman 10mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Avoid driving or operating machinery as Meman 10mg Tablet causes dizziness, sleepiness, and may affect reactivity. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Meman 10mg Tablet as it could lead to increased dizziness. Meman 10mg Tablet is not recommended for children below 18years as the safety and effectiveness have not been established.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Meman 10mg Tablet may have interaction with antiparkinson's (amantadine), anaesthetic (ketamine), anti-tussive (dextromethorphan), skeletal muscle relaxant (dantrolene, baclofen), antacid (cimetidine, ranitidine), anti-arrhythmic (procainamide, quinidine), anti-malarial (quinine), an alkaloid (nicotine), diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide), dopaminergic agonist (levodopa, bromocriptine), anti-psychotic (quetiapine), anticonvulsants (used to treat fits), barbiturates (used to induce sleep), neuroleptics (used to treat mental disorders), and oral anticoagulants.

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Meman 10mg Tablet as it might cause increased dizziness and sleepiness. Avoid smoking as nicotine might interact with the working of Meman 10mg Tablet.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have high blood pressure, liver or kidney impairment.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • AMANTADINE
  • DEXTROMETHORPHAN
  • BACLOFEN
  • CIMETIDINE
  • RANITIDINE
  • PROCAINAMIDE
  • QUINIDINE
  • QUININE
  • NICOTINE
  • HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE
  • LEVODOPA
  • BROMOCRIPTINE
  • QUETIAPINE
  • DANTROLENE
  • KETAMINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Maintain proper weight by following a healthy diet.
  • Exercise regularly as it helps in less cognitive decline and brain volume loss.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
  • Try to avoid stress by practicing meditation or yoga.
  • Include fruits and vegetables in your diet as they contain anti-oxidants.
  • Eat nutritious food as it helps in cognitive stimulation.
  • Limit foods with high cholesterol and saturated fats.
  • Cut down on sugar, salt, and processed foods.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Follow a healthy lifestyle as it helps in improving overall health and possibly protects the brain.

Special Advise

  • Regularly monitor blood pressure levels while taking Meman 10mg Tablet as it may cause high blood pressure.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Alzheimer's disease: Alzheimer's disease is a neurological disorder that causes dementia (memory loss) and slowly destroys the ability to think, learn, communicate, and, eventually, the ability to handle daily activities. It is the most common cause of dementia (memory loss) in adults. Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning, such as remembering, thinking, and reasoning. The causes of this disease are abnormal functioning of brain cells, which cause a disturbance in communication between them. The risk factors are age, family history, and genetics of a person. Alzheimer's disease symptoms include memory loss, trouble with familiar tasks, difficulties with problem-solving, trouble with writing or talking, disorientation, problems with reasoning or judgment, and mood and personality changes. In most people, the symptoms of Alzheimer's appear in their mid-60s.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Meman 10mg Tablet as it may cause increased dizziness.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Meman 10mg Tablet belongs to pregnancy category B. Caution should be exercised; it is advisable to consult a doctor before using Meman 10mg Tablet.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

It is not recommended to breastfeed while taking Meman 10mg Tablet. Consult your doctor before taking Meman 10mg Tablet if you are breastfeeding.

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Driving

Unsafe

Meman 10mg Tablet causes dizziness, sleepiness and might change your reactivity. Do not drive or operate machinery.

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Liver

Caution

Meman 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe hepatic impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Kidney

Caution

Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with severe kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Children

Unsafe

Meman 10mg Tablet is not recommended for children below 18years as the safety and effectiveness have not been established.

Country of origin

India
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FAQs

Meman 10mg Tablet is used to treat moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease, a neurological disorder that causes dementia (memory loss) and slowly destroys the ability to think, learn, communicate, and handle daily activities.
Meman 10mg Tablet acts on the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors involved in the transmission of nerve signals which play an important role in learning and memory. Meman 10mg Tablet decreases the brain's abnormal activity and may improve the ability to think and remember or might slow the loss of these abilities in people with Alzheimer's disease.
Meman 10mg Tablet is used to treat dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease. Dementia (memory loss) is the loss of cognitive functioning, such as remembering, thinking, and reasoning.
Meman 10mg Tablet does not cure Alzheimer's disease. Meman 10mg Tablet improves the ability to think and remember or slow the loss of these abilities in people with Alzheimer's disease. Research is still in progress for the cure of Alzheimer's disease.
Do not discontinue Meman 10mg Tablet without consulting your doctor. To treat your condition effectually continue taking Meman 10mg Tablet for as long as prescribed. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you feel any difficulty while taking Meman 10mg Tablet.
Diarrhoea could be a side-effect of Meman 10mg Tablet. Drink plenty of fluids and eat fibre rich food if you experience diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhoea or if you find blood in stools.
Meman 10mg Tablet may cause high blood pressure. Regular monitoring of blood pressure levels is advised while taking Meman 10mg Tablet. Consult your doctor if you experience any fluctuations.

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