FlumadineActive Ingredient(s): Rimantadine
FDA Approved: * September 17, 1993
Pharm Company: * FOREST LABS
Rimantadine (INN, sold under the trade name Flumadine) is an orally administered antiviral drug used to treat, and in rare cases prevent, influenzavirus A infection. When taken within one to two days of developing symptoms, rimantadine can shorten the duration and moderate the severity of influenza. Rimantadine can mitigate symptoms, including fever. Both rimantadine and the similar drug amantadine are derivates of adamantane. Rimantadine is found to be ... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.