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rimantadine

 [ri-man´tah-dēn]
an antiviral agent used in prophylaxis and treatment of influenza A.

rimantadine

/ri·man·ta·dine/ (ri-man´tah-dēn) an antiviral agent used in the prophylaxis and treatment of influenza A.

rimantadine

[ri-man′tah-dēn]
an antiviral agent used in prophylaxis and treatment of influenza A.

rimantadine

Flumadine® An antiviral analogue of amantadine and ±75% effective in preventing influenza A during community epidemics; it is partially effective as therapy and post-exposure prophylaxis for influenza A, as drug-resistant strains rapidly appear. See Canyon region.

rimantadine

a synthetic antiviral agent with activity against RNA viruses.
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The M2s are Symmetrel (amantadine) and Flumadine, both of which are dosed at 100 mg twice a day.
Sales growth in the fourth quarter and for the fiscal year was adversely affected by a decline in the sales of Flumadine during this year's relatively mild flu season.
We welcome this opportunity to expand our relationship with Bock with whom we have a co-promotion agreement for Flumadine," said Howard Solomon, Forest's president and chief executive.
Howard Solomon, President of Forest, said "Revenue growth in the third quarter was achieved despite the weak flu season so far this year which adversely affected the sales of Flumadine(R) and the heavy stocking of Flumadine in the comparable quarter last year.
Forest began marketing Flumadine in September 1993.
Bock's 240 sales professionals will immediately join Forest's 400 sales professionals to promote Flumadine to primary care and pediatric physicians.
Our successful launch of Flumadine continued this quarter with the product achieving over a 50% share of the market after just five months.
There was, of course, heavy promotional expense associated with the Flumadine launch.
Flumadine was approved for both the prophylaxis and treatment of Influenza A, a common type of flu which affects millions of patients in the United States each year.
Solomon noted: "The new drug application for Flumadine is under review by the Food and Drug Administration.