Ebixa (Memantine hydrochloride 20mg) Tablets
Ebixa (Memantine hydrochloride 20mg) 84 Tablets/Pack (Turkish)
Ebixa is sourced from Turkey. Comes with an English language leaflet.
NMDA Antagonist (Anti-Alzheimer's)
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Ebixa Tablets 20mg are used to treat moderate to severe Alzheimer's Disease, which is the most
common form of dementia among older people.
Ebixa Tablets 20mg General Information
What is Ebixa used for?
Ebixa Tablets 20mg are used to treat moderate to severe Alzheimer's Disease, which is the most common form of dementia among older people. Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive, irreversible, brain disease that leads to a gradual loss of cognitive function, which includes attention, thinking, reasoning, learning, language, and memory. As the disease progresses, symptoms worsen resulting in memory loss, language problems, difficulty remembering new information, and unpredictable behaviour. Personality changes become apparent and the patient eventually loses the ability to manage daily tasks. Your doctor may also prescribe Ebixa for other uses.
How does Ebixa work?
High levels of glutamate are believed to be the cause of brain degeneration. NMDA receptors in the brain are critically important in the brain for learning and memory. Ebixa Tablets are thought to work by protecting NMDA receptors in the brain from high levels of glutamate. Improved thinking processes and memory recall should be improved by taking Ebixa.
What does Ebixa contain?
Ebixa Tablets contain Memantine hydrochloride 20mg and the following inactive ingredients:
Microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, iron oxide red, iron oxide yellow, macrogol 400, magnesium stearate, colloidal anhydrous silica, and titanium dioxide. Ebixa tablets are free of gluten, lactose, sucrose, tartrazine, or any other azo dyes.
Treating dementia with Ebixa
The medicine, Memantine (Ebixa) is believed to slow down the nerve damage found in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Too much glutamate can cause brain cell death. Ebixa binds to and blocks the NMDA receptors in the brain preventing excessive glutamate from causing damage or death to the cell.
What are the side effects of Ebixa?
Ebixa tablets generally help most people with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease, but in some individuals, there may be unwanted side effects. If you notice any of the following side effects, please immediately consult your doctor for advice:
• Tiredness, sleepiness, or any sleeping difficulties
• Dizziness or loss of balance
• Diarrhoea, vomiting or nausea
• Appetite loss
• Conjunctivitis or visual problems
• Swelling of hands, feet, or ankles
• Confusion or irrational thoughts
• Seeing, feeling, or hearing things that are not there
• Depression and suicidal thoughts
These are not all the possible side effects of Ebixa. If you notice any other symptoms, please consult your doctor for advice.
When should Ebixa not be used?
You should not use Ebixa tablets 20mg if you:
• Are allergic to any of the ingredients in Ebixa
• Are breastfeeding
• Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
• Have pre-existing liver disease
• Are epileptic
• Have liver or kidney problems
• Heart or blood vessel problems
What medications interact with Ebixa?
Several medications interact with Ebixa tablets 20mg and should either not be taken while you are taking Ebixa or only after discussion and instruction from your doctor:
• Anticonvulsant medicines
• Anticholinergic medicines
• Levodopa, bromocriptine, amantadine, and other Parkinson’s disease medications
• Quinidine or procainamide
• Ranitidine or cimetidine
How should Ebixa be taken?
You should take your Ebixa tablets 20 mg swallowed whole with a glass of water, once daily in the evening (or morning if you prefer) before bedtime and with or without food. The dose you take depends on how well you respond and may be increased depending on your doctor’s recommendation. You should continue to take your Ebixa tablets 20mg for as long as recommended by your doctor.
How long should you take Ebixa?
You should continue to take your Ebixa tablets 20mg or as long as recommended by your doctor.
Missed a dose of Ebixa?
If you miss a dose of Ebixa tablets 20mg take it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.
How should Ebixa be stored?
You should store your Ebixa tablets 20mg below 25°C in a cool dry place.