Adult: PO Influenza A 100 mg/day for 5 days. Prophylaxis of influenza A 100 mg/day for up to 6 wk. W/ influenza vaccination: up to 3 wk after vaccinatio... View More
Enhances the adverse effects of antimuscarinics and levodopa. CNS stimulants, drugs that raise urinary pH. The concurrent use of Amantadine hydrochlo... View More
Patients with CV or liver disease, impaired renal function, recurrent eczema. Elderly. Withdrawal of the drug should be gradual. Lactation: Drug ente... View More
Amantadine is a weak dopamine agonist possessing antimuscarinic properties. It alters dopamine release and re-uptake. It also noncompetitively antagonis... View More
Oral Influenza A treatment Child: 1-9 years or <40 kg (any age): 5 mg/kg/day PO in single dose or divided q12 hr; not to exceed 150 mg/day >10 year... View More
Mode of Action
Should be taken with food.
Parkinson's disease, Influenza, herpes zoster, drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) >35 100 mg daily. 15-35 100 mg every 2-3 days. <15 Not recommended.
Pregnancy Category Note
1-10% Agitation,Anorexia,Anxiety,Ataxia,Confusion,Constipation,Depression,Diarrhea,Dizziness,Dream abnormality,Dry nose,Fatigue,Hallucinations,Headache... View More
Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy and lactation. Epilepsy or other seizure disorders, severe renal impairment and gastric ulceration.
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