By Laura Lindberg
Medpass
August 02, 2015

Generic Namenda Now Available

Generic Mematine Hydrochloride is 3x less expensive than the previous Brand Namenda.  Where appropriate, please work with SCRx to switch your residents to the generic equivalent.  
Working together, optimizing generic usage will help your facility bill for your custodial residents : and also help cost management at SCRx with your skilled residents.  
Price Comparison
Namenda 10mg #60 = AWP $408.75 (ACQ $326.85)
Memantine 10mg #60 = AWP $121.52 (ACQ $28.50)
Mylan N.V. announced the U.S. launch of Memantine Hydrochloride Tablets USP, 5 mg and 10 mg, which is the generic version of Forest's Namenda Tablets. Mylan received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product, which is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer's type.

Author Description

Laura Lindberg

Laura is the Business Office Manager at SCRx Pharmacy. Laura has over 10 years in pharmacy, working in LTC, Hospital and Retail settings.

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