Amantadine can cause a severe allergic reaction.
When amantadine and levodopa are started concurrently, rapid therapeutic benefits may occur.
Taking amantadine along with the antipsychotic medicine helps to control symptoms of the mental disorder, while reducing parkinsonian side effects.
Amantadine inhibits the replication of influenza A viruses by interfering with the uncoating of the virus inside the cell. This medication may not work as well after you take it for several months. Humans U Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-3. Your doctor may tell you not to take amantadine. The capsules, tablets, and liquid medications are usually taken once or twice a day. Cases of neuroleptic malignant syndrome have been reported in patients who have abruptly discontinued or reduced their dose of amantadine.
An antiviral that is used in the prophylactic or symptomatic treatment of influenza A. Amantadine is an antiviral agent with mild antiparkinsonian activity.
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When corticosteroids are administered exogenously, increases in blood glucose concentrations would be expected thereby decreasing the hypoglycemic effect of antidiabetic agents.
Your risk is also high when you restart this medicine after not taking it for 4 weeks or longer.
There are steps you can take to lower your risk of serious side effects, however, such as using the lowest possible dose for the shortest time.
Renal and haematological systems should be monitored during prolonged high dose therapy.
Certain medicines should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Deaths have been reported in people with kidney disease who took more than the recommended dose of amantadine. People who think they may be experiencing this or other side effects from any medication should tell their physician. Prescribers should consider available information on influenza drug susceptibility patterns and treatment effects when deciding whether to use Amantadine hydrochloride capsules.
Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness or clear vision until you can do it safely.