Memantine Hydrochloride

Memantine Hydrochloride

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Memantine hydrochloride is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer's type.


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Other Information

Memantine hydrochloride is an orally active NMDA receptor antagonist. The chemical name for memantine hydrochloride is 1-amino-3,5-dimethyladamantane hydrochloride with the following structural formula:

Structural Formula

The molecular formula is C12H21N•HCl and the molecular weight is 215.76. Memantine HCl occurs as a fine white to off-white powder and is soluble in water.

Memantine HCl is available as tablets or as an oral solution. Memantine HCl is available for oral administration as capsule-shaped, film-coated tablets containing 5 mg and 10 mg of memantine hydrochloride. The tablets also contain the following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose/colloidal silicon dioxide, talc, croscarmellose sodium, and magnesium stearate. In addition the following inactive ingredients are also present as components of the film coat: hypromellose, titanium dioxide, polyethylene glycol 400, FD&C yellow #6 and FD&C blue #2 (5 mg tablets), and hypromellose, titanium dioxide, macrogol/polyethylene glycol 400 and iron oxide black (10 mg tablets). Memantine HCl oral solution contains memantine hydrochloride in a strength equivalent to 2 mg of memantine hydrochloride in each mL. The oral solution also contains the following inactive ingredients: sorbitol solution (70%), methylparaben, propylparaben, propylene glycol, glycerin, natural peppermint flavor #104, citric acid, sodium citrate, and purified water.

Memantine Hydrochloride Manufacturers

  • Actavis Pharma, Inc
    Memantine Hydrochloride Tablet Memantine Hydrochloride Solution Memantine Hydrochloride Kit [Actavis Pharma, Inc]
  • Wockhardt Usa Llc.
    Memantine Hydrochloride ( Memantine Hydrochloride ) Kit Memantine Hydrochloride Tablet [Wockhardt Usa Llc.]
  • Vivimed Labs Limited
    Memantine Hydrochloride ( Memantine Hydrochloride ) Kit Memantine Hydrochloride Tablet [Vivimed Labs Limited]
  • Aurobindo Pharma Limited
    Memantine Hydrochloride Tablet, Film Coated [Aurobindo Pharma Limited]
  • Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
    Memantine Hydrochloride Tablet [Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited]

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