rimantadine

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rimantadine

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