Memantine

Green-G

Brand Name(s):Ebixa

Indication:Dementia

Rationale:

Considered:Dec-06

Review Date:Oct-24

Comments:
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta217 ………………………… ………………………… Updated NICE NG97
Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers
June 2018
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Update NICE CG42
Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care
Sept 2016
Updated TA217
Memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
May 2016
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Advice for healthcare professionals:

* There are differences in dose delivery between the pump device and dropper device for memantine

* Please be vigilant regarding dose delivery for memantine products, particularly during the transition period from the dropper device to the new pump device. We request that you also advise patients and their caregivers:
– how to use the new pump device to deliver the prescribed dose
– to carefully read the Patient Information Leaflet for memantine oral solution
delivered by a pump device

MHRA Drug Safety Update Volume 4, Issue 4 November 2010