amantadine


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amantadine

[ə′man·tə‚dēn]
(pharmacology)
C10H17N A symmetrical amine used as a viral chemoprophylactic because it selectively inhibits certain myxoviruses; also of value in the treatment of parkinsonism.
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In secondary steps amantadine (orally) with dose of 25mg/kg for 4 consecutive week were administrated.
I'll wager that the asafetida studied by the Taiwanese is much better than amantadine for HIN1; more potent even than the Tamiflu, which is hard to find, and is being price-gauged by pharmacies as I draft this rant.
40) Most of the controlled trials conducted thus far have been parallel-arms and crossovers comparing amantadine with other substances, thus reaching only Level II evidence according to the accepted quality criteria of clinical trials.
The protocol calls for study participants to be randomized to receive either the TCAD therapy comprised of amantadine and ribavirn with oseltamivir or oseltamivir monotherapy for 10 days.
Amantadine is an anti-parkinsonian, antiviral agent that increases pre- and postsynaptic dopamine availability in the striatum.
Four antiviral medications are available for treating flu: oseltamivir, zanamivir, amantadine and ramantadine.
Drug name Dose in MS Drug profile Amantadine 100 mg Antiviral agent typically used in morning and influenza or Parkinson's disease early afternoon treatment--has also shown fatigue relief for some with MS Modafinil 200 mg a day Wakefulness-promoting agent for (Provigil) treating narcolepsy that a study has shown reduces self-reported fatigue for some people with MS Methylphenidate 10-20 mg A central nervous system stimulant (ritalin) early morning indicated for treatment of attention and at noon deficit disorders but also helpful for MS fatigue in some people Source: national MS Society Medical Advisory Board
1-3) Derived from the older drug amantadine, memantine dampens output from the subthalamic nucleus, potentiates dopamine release and attenuates degeneration of dopaminergic neurons.
Some four decades ago the M2 blocker, amantadine (1-adamantanamine hydrochloride), was introduced to the market.