amantadine

(redirected from amantadine hydrochloride)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Related to amantadine hydrochloride: Symmetrel

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Generic pharmaceutical company Lannett Company Inc (NYSE:LCI) reported on Friday the receipt of approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Amantadine Hydrochloride Capsules USP, 100 mg from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
5 mg doses in a child3 at 5- to 10-minute intervals up to a maximum of 2 mg/hour have been reported to be effective in the control of central nervous system toxicity caused by Amantadine hydrochloride.
Efficacy and safety of low dosage amantadine hydrochloride as prophylaxis for influenza A.
Pharmaeokinetics of amantadine hydrochloride in subjects with normal and impaired renal function.
Antiviral agents available for the prophylaxis or treatment of influenza type A infection are amantadine hydrochloride and rimantadine hydrochloride.
There is one prescription antiviral medicine, amantadine hydrochloride, that can shorten the course of one serious form of influenza if taken shortly after its onset.
a leader in the pharmaceutical industry for the development of soft gelatin dosage form technology, announces that the US Food & Drug Administration granted approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Amantadine Hydrochloride USP 100 mg soft gelatin capsules on May 29, 2008.
Tenders are invited for Containing Amantadine Hydrochloride 100Mg Per Tab.
Clinical trials have documented that amantadine hydrochloride [4,5,6,8,13] and its analog rimantadine hydrochloride [3,5,10,13,12] are effective drugs for the prophylaxis and treatment of influenza A virus infection.
He was treated with amantadine hydrochloride and a combination of levodopa and carbidopa.
On the evening of December 1, 293 of the 299 residents in the facility each received 100 mg of amantadine hydrochloride as treatment for the eight ill residents and as prophylaxis against influenza A infection for the other 285 residents.
AMEX:LCI), a manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals, today said that it expects to commence marketing Amantadine Hydrochloride Soft Gel Capsules 100mg, within the next several months.