Amneal Pharmaceuticals has launched memantine
hydrochloride extended-release capsules, the company's AB-rated equivalent for Namenda, in 7 mg, 14 mg, 21 mg and 28 mg strengths.
The researchers looked at evidence from 142 clinical trials of four common cognitive enhancers--donepezil, rivastigmine (Exelon[R]), galantamine (Razedyne[R]) and memantine
M2 PHARMA-July 12, 2017-Zydus Cadila granted final FDA approval to commercialise Memantine
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 12, 2017-Zydus Cadila granted final FDA approval to commercialise Memantine
In December 2014, the FDA approved a combination pill for moderate to severe Alzheimers called Namzaric that combines memantine
hydrochloride extended-release (Namenda) and donepezil hydrochloride (Aricept).
NAMZARIC is a once-daily, fixed-dose combination of memantine
hydrochloride (a NMDA receptor antagonist) and donepezil hydrochloride (an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, AChEI) for the treatment of moderate to severe Alzheimer's Disease in patients stabilized on 10 mg of donepezil hydrochloride once daily.
Barbara Olivan-Blazquez of the University of Zaragoza, Spain, and colleagues evaluated the efficacy of memantine
for pain symptom control in fibromyalgia (Pain.
blocks glutamate, and glutamate may be a player in perpetuating the pain cycle for patients with fibromyalgia.
Reddy's announced last month its launch of memantine
hydrochloride tablets USP, 5 mg and 10 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Namenda (memantine
HC1) tablets in the United States.
NEW ORLEANS -- The combination of memantine
and a cholinesterase inhibitor improved behavioral symptoms in patients with moderate-severe Alzheimer's dementia, according to two pooled, post hoc analyses.
University School of Medicine demonstrates that an Alzheimer's drug called memantine
may reduce the impulse to binge eat by acting on an area of brain associated with addictive behavior.
slows down dementia by reducing the amount of a brain chemical called glutamate.