ADMENTA 5MG contain memantine which belongs to a group of medicine called NMDA receptor antagonists. It is used for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that destroy memory and mental functions. Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease is due to disturbance of message signals in the brain. The brain contains N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA)-receptor that are involved in transmitting nerve signals important in learning and memory. This medicine acts on these NMDA-receptors improving the transmission of nerve signals and the memory.