Namenda Dosage

Generic name: memantine
Brand names: Namenda, Namenda XR
Drug class: Miscellaneous central nervous system agents

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 5 mg, 10 mg

Alzheimer dz, moderate-severe dementia

[10 mg PO bid]
Start: 5 mg PO qd, incr. by 5 mg/day no more frequently than qwk; Max: 20 mg/day; Info: give doses >5 mg/day bid

Renal dosing

[adjust dose amount]
CrCl 5-29: max 10 mg/day; CrCl <5: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

mild-moderate impairment: no adjustment; severe impairment: not defined

 

SRC: NLM .