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- Amantadine 100mg Capsules and Tablets for Flu & Parkinson's
Amantadine is a generic name of the brand medication Symmetrel®.
It is an antiviral drug used for the treatment of Influenza
(flu) virus A. The drug has also been demonstrated to help
reduce symptoms of Parkinson's disease and drug-induced extrapyramidal
reactions, chemoprophylaxis, and prophylaxis. The most prescribed
daily dosage of Amantadine is 100mg (capsules or tablets).
In case of influenza A virus illness, it should be started
as soon as possible, preferably within 24 to 48 hours after
onset of signs and symptoms, and should be continued for 24
to 48 hours after the disappearance of signs and symptoms.