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amantadine

 [ah-man´tah-dēn]
an antiviral compound used as the hydrochloride salt to treat influenza A; also used as an antidyskinetic in the treatment of parkinsonism and drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions.

amantadine

/aman·ta·dine/ (ah-man´tah-dēn) an antiviral compound used as the hydrochloride salt to treat influenza A; also used as an antidyskinetic in the treatment of parkinsonism and drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions.

amantadine

(ə-măn′tə-dēn′)
n.
A drug, C10H17, used in its hydrochloride form as an antiviral agent and treatment for Parkinson's disease.

amantadine

An antiviral agent that prevents the release of viral nucleic acid into the host cells, which is most effective against influenza virus; in parkinsonism, amantadine increases presynaptic dopamine release, blocks dopamine reuptake into the presynaptic neurons and has anticholinergic effects.
 
Adverse effects
Nausea, vertigo, confusion, hallucinations, anxiety, restlessness, depression, irritability, peripheral oedema, orthostatic hypotension, psychotic reaction.

Amantadine™

Therapeutics An antiviral that prevents the release of viral nucleic acid into the host cells, which is most effective against influenza virus; in parkinsonism, amantadine ↑ presynaptic dopamine release, blocks dopamine reuptake into the presynaptic neurons, and has anticholinergic effects Adverse effects Nausea, vertigo, confusion, hallucinations, anxiety, restlessness, depression, irritability, peripheral edema, orthostatic hypotension, psychotic reaction

amantadine

An antiviral drug, also used to treat PARKINSON'S DISEASE. Brand names are Lysovir and Symmetrel.

amantadine (əman´tidēn),

n an antiviral that prevents uncoating and replication of the influenza A virus; most effectively used in the early stages of exposure.
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On bes hasta standart levodopa, 4 hasta entakapon, 10 hasta levodopa-entakapon kombinasyonu, 13 hasta dopamin agonisti, 2 hasta amantadin, 9 hasta MAO-B inhibitoru kullaniyordu.