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Memantine hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer’s type.
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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:
The molecular formula is C12H21N•HCl and the molecular weight is 215.76. Memantine HCl USP occurs as a white to off-white colored powder and is slightly soluble in water.
Memantine hydrochloride is available as tablets. Memantine hydrochloride tablets are 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: colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, povidone and talc. In addition the following inactive ingredients are also present as components of the film coat: hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, FD & C Yellow #6 and FD & C blue #2 (5 mg tablets), black iron oxide (10 mg tablets).