Medicine : Amantrel Cap

Name:Amantrel Cap
Manufacturer:Cipla Ltd
Generic Use:Amantadine
Composition:Amantadine(100 Mg)
Substitutes:comantrel (100mg) , neaman (100mg) , amantral (100mg) , amantrel (100mg) , parkitidin (100mg) , parkitidin tab , amantrel cap

Generic ( Amantadine )

Typical use Of Amantadine :Herpes Zoster, Influenza, Influenza A, Influenza Type A Prophylaxis, Influenza Type A Treatment, Parkinsonism, Parkinson's Disease.
Mechanism of action of Amantadine :Amantadine Releases Dopamine From The Nerve Endings Of The Brain Cells, Together With Stimulation Of Norepinephrine Response. It Also Has NMDA Receptor Antagonistic Effects.
Drug Interaction of Amantadine :Amantadine Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Belladona, Benzhexol (HCl), Ciclonium (Br), Cyclopentolate (HCl), Dicyclomine (HCl), Flavoxate (HCl), Glycopyrrolate, Homatropine (HBr), Hydrochlorothiazide, Hyoscyamine. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Amantadine :Coma, Convulsions, CNS Dysfunction, Suicidal Ideation, Convulsions, Urinary Retention, Dilated Pupils, Ventricular Arrhythmias, Toxic Psychosis, Dizziness, Headache, Constipation, Insomnia, Light-headedness, Nervousness.


How Amantadine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Amantadine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Amantadine

No Studies Found