What can Namenda be used for?

Memantine is used to treat moderate to severe confusion (dementia) related to Alzheimer’s disease. It does not cure Alzheimer’s disease, but it may improve memory, awareness, and the ability to perform daily functions.

When should Namenda be taken?

NAMENDA can be taken with food or without food. If you forget to take one dose of NAMENDA, do not double up on the next dose. You should take only the next dose as scheduled. If you have forgotten to take NAMENDA for several days, you should not take the next dose until you talk to your doctor.

Will Namenda help with anxiety?

Memantine augmentation resulted in clinically relevant reduction in anxiety symptoms when compared to baseline. Forty percent of patients achieved remission (HAM-A ≥ 7). Memantine improved sleep quality. Mean dose was 14 mg/d (range 5-20 mg/d).

Which is the best medicine for strep throat?

Doctors most often prescribe penicillin or amoxicillin (Amoxil) to treat strep throat. They are the top choices because they’re safer, inexpensive, and they work well on strep bacteria. Water and warm liquids such as soup or tea soothe the throat and keep you hydrated.

When to call the doctor for strep throat?

Call your doctor if there’s no improvement after taking antibiotics for 48 hours. Children taking an antibiotic who feel well and don’t have a fever often can return to school or child care when they’re no longer contagious — usually 24 hours after beginning treatment.

What is the full name of strep throat?

What Is Strep Throat? Dr. Madsen: So strep throat is a bacterial infection of the tonsils. It’s by strep, streptococcus, it’s the full name of the bacteria.

How is strep throat treated at the Mayo Clinic?

Strep throat 1 Diagnosis. Rapid antigen test. 2 Treatment. Medications are available to cure strep throat, relieve its symptoms, and prevent its complications and spread. 3 Lifestyle and home remedies. In most cases, antibiotics will quickly wipe out the bacteria causing the infection. 4 Preparing for your appointment.

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