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noun mem·an·tine \ˈmem-an-ˌtēn\

Medical Definition of memantine

  1. :  a drug that blocks the action of glutamate and is taken orally in the form of its hydrochloride C12H21N·HCl in the treatment of moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease Memantine is marketed under the trademark Namenda and when used in combination with donepezil, under the trademark Namzaric.

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