Launch of Generic Namenda XR Tablets

Released: 02/21/2018   By: Heidi Dufrene, PharmD

The generic equivalent of Namenda XR (memantine hydrochloride) has just been launched in the 7mg, 14mg, 21mg and 28mg strengths. Namenda reduces the actions of chemicals in the brain that may contribute to the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Namenda XR (memantine hydrochloride) is used to treat moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer’s type.

Generic prescription drugs approved by the FDA have the same high quality and strength as brand name drugs. Generic prescription drug manufacturing and packaging sites must pass the same quality standards as those of brand name drugs.

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