Symmetrel

Active Ingredient(s): Amantadine
FDA Approved: * February 14, 1968
Pharm Company: * ENDO PHARMS
Category: Parkinsons

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Symmetrel Overview

Amantadine treats parkinsonian dyskinesia as an muscarinic antagonist and acts as a noncompetitive NMDA antagonist.[2][3] 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.[2] 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:

Amantadine
  • Capsule: 100mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 137mg, 68.5mg
  • Syrup: 50mg/5ml, 50mg/ml
  • Tablet: 100mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 129mg, 193mg, 258mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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