Why do I need this medicine?
Memantine helps to reduce symptoms of dementia such as memory loss, confusion, and problems with thinking and reasoning in Alzheimer’s disease.
Memantine cannot cure Alzheimer’s disease, but it can improve the quality of life for people who have Alzheimer’s.
How do I take this medicine?
Take Memantine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may take Memantine with or without food. Try to take it at the same time each day.
Memantine must be taken regularly for it to be effective. It may take several weeks before you notice any improvement in your condition. Continue taking Memantine even when there are signs of improvement. Do not stop taking Memantine unless instructed by the doctor.