Important message regarding the discontinuation of NAMENDA® (memantine HCl) tablets. Click here for letter to Caregivers
  • 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.

    Once-Daily NAMENDA XR
    for moderate to severe
    Alzheimer's disease

    Learn more about taking NAMENDA XR
    There is no evidence that NAMENDA XR prevents or slows
    the underlying disease process in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
  • 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.
    Taking on moderate to severe
    Alzheimer's disease with
    NAMENDA XR
    Learn more about the benefits of adding NAMENDA XR
    There is no evidence that NAMENDA XR prevents or slows
    the underlying disease process in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
  • 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.
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    There is no evidence that NAMENDA XR prevents or slows the
    underlying disease process in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

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.

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:

  • Seizure disorders
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • Liver or kidney 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.

  • 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.

Please see full Prescribing Information, including Patient Information.