Although promising the research thus far is limited and the results are sometimes contradictory. The age and gender distribution of patients given in table 1 was.
Other non fda approved uses for prazosin include the treatment of raynauds disease and poisoning due to scorpion venom.
Memantine off label uses. The off label use of memantine is so surprising because the benefits seem to range from memory to concentration treatment of adhd ocd manic episodes and even libido. Another study reported that 89 of the patients who received memantine along with conventional treatments resolved their ocd symptoms after eight weeks 28. He is also concerned about possible effects on short term memory of off label use as well.
Treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder adhd. The trials carried out in asd showed beneficial effects but as they were all open label studies without a placebo group it is hard to attribute any changes to memantine alone. I take the medication lovaza which is derived from it and is in standard clinical study for off label use as a mood stabilizer.
Its pretty surprising when i take a look through the community though ive never tried it myself. Preventing migraines see namenda for migraines. Also there are other fda approved medications that are being studied off label for specific help on bipolar depression.
10 surprising off label uses for prescription medications. Off label uses vascular dementia mild to moderate data from two meta analysis evaluating two randomized double blind parallel group placebo controlled trials suggest that memantine may be beneficial for the treatment of mild to moderate vascular dementia based on a small statistically significant effect on cognitive function. Treating dementia due to causes other than alzheimers.
Memantine for example is according to the literature used off label for various psychiatric disorders zdanys et al 2008. Off label namenda uses include. Memantine as a glutamatergic modulator has the potential for use as an effective and safe medication in many childhood disorders but research to support such use has been limited.
Clomiphene is approved for female infertility due to ovulatory disorder so seeing the medication prescribed for men may raise some eyebrows. Some studies reported benefit one case documenting a 100 response 28. Memantine has been used in addition to first line treatments for ocd.
After he did some research on memantine his biggest concern was alzheimers already runs in his family and he doesnt want to take memantine if it increases his risk of getting alzheimers disease without having the disease. Memantine a medication approved by the fda for the treatment of moderate to severe ad that acts at the nmda receptor has been used off label for a variety of psychiatric disorders. And are showing less of a potential to induce mania.