Active Ingredient(s):Amantadine FDA Approved: * February 14, 1968 Pharm Company: *ENDO PHARMS Category:Parkinsons
Amantadine, sold under the brand name Gocovri among others, is a medication used to treat dyskinesia associated with parkinsonism and influenza caused by type A influenzavirus, though its use for the latter is no longer recommended due to widespread drug resistance. It acts as a nicotinic antagonist, dopamine agonist, and noncompetitive NMDA antagonist. The antiviral mechanism of action is antagonism of the influenzav...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.