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Amantadine

Also known as Symmetrel, Symadine, and Mantadine

Amantadine (trade name Symmetrel, by Endo Pharmaceuticals) is a drug that has US Food and Drug Administration approval for use both as an antiviral and an antiparkinsonian drug. It is the organic compound 1-adamantylamine or 1-aminoadamantane, meaning it consists of an adamantane backbone that has an amino group substituted at one of the four methyne positions. Rimantadine is a closely related derivative of adamantane with similar biological properties.

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Estimated Total Cost: $27.97 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed amantadine to treat parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, abnormal involuntary movements, and schizophrenia.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take amantadine if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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