AMANTREL (Symmetrel / Amantadine)100mg 450 tablet

AMANTREL (Symmetrel / Amantadine)100mg 450 tablet


Each tablet of Amantrel contains 100 mg of amantadine and is used to treat dyskinesia associated with parkinsonism and influenza (the Flu)

ATC Classification: N04BB01
Active Ingrediant: Amantadine
Generic Name: AMANTREL
Manufacturer: Cipla Limited
Strength: 100 mg
Dosage Type: Capsule
Packaging Type: Foil in box
Contains: 450 Cap


Amantadine Information


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What is this drug used for?

• It is used to treat or prevent the flu.

• It is used to treat Parkinson’s disease and side effects caused by some other drugs.

• It may be given for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

Frequently reported side effects of this drug

• Dry mouth

• Constipation

• Lack of appetite

• Abnormal dreams

• Dry nose

• Diarrhea

• Loss of strength and energy

• Tablet shell in stool

• Nausea

• Headache

• Anxiety

• Trouble sleeping

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• Confusion

• Severe dizziness

• Passing out

• Sensing things that seem real but are not

• Seizures

• Shortness of breath

• Excessive weight gain

• Swelling of arms or legs

• Difficult urination

• Blurred vision

• Uncontrollable urges

• Change in balance

• Falls

• Depression like thoughts of suicide, anxiety, emotional instability, agitation, irritability, panic attacks, mood changes, behavioral changes, or confusion

• Skin growths

• Mole changes

• Urinary tract infection like blood in the urine, burning or painful urination, passing a lot of urine, fever, lower abdominal pain, or pelvic pain.

• Narcolepsy

• Severe fatigue

• Neuroleptic malignant syndrome like fever, muscle cramps or stiffness, dizziness, severe headache, confusion, change in thinking, fast heartbeat, abnormal heartbeat, or sweating a lot.

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Amantadine may be confused with amiodarone, raNITIdine, riMANTAdine

Symmetrel may be confused with Synthroid

Storage and Stability

Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Protect immediate-release capsules from moisture and exposure to light.

Adverse Reactions

Cardiovascular: Livedo reticularis (may be more common in women), orthostatic hypotension (may be more common in men), peripheral edema, presyncope, syncope

Central nervous system: Abnormal dreams (may be more common in women), agitation, anxiety, apathy, ataxia (may be more common in men and adults ≥65 years old), confusion, delusions, depression, dizziness, drowsiness, dyschromia, dystonia, falling, fatigue, hallucination, headache, illusion, insomnia, irritability, nervousness, paranoia, suicidal ideation

Gastrointestinal: Anorexia, constipation, decreased appetite, diarrhea, nausea (may be more common in women), vomiting, xerostomia (may be more common in women)

Genitourinary: Benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary tract infection

Hematologic & oncologic: Bruise

Neuromuscular & skeletal: Joint swelling, muscle spasm

Ophthalmic: Blurred vision, cataract (may be more common in women), xerophthalmia

Respiratory: Cough, dry nose



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