Symmetrel OverviewAmantadine treats parkinsonian dyskinesia as an muscarinic antagonist and acts as a noncompetitive NMDA antagonist. Amantadine was used as an antiviral drug used to treat and prevent influenza A infections. The antiviral mechanism of action is antagonism of the influenza A surface protein M2. M2 inhibition prevents viral shedding. Due to high levels of viral resistance to amantadine and other adamantanes, these drugs are no longer used...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Capsule: 100mg
- Capsule, Extended Release: 137mg, 68.5mg
- Syrup: 50mg/5ml, 50mg/ml
- Tablet: 100mg
- Tablet, Extended Release: 129mg, 193mg, 258mg