Disease Information for Amantadine (Symmetrel) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Nightmares/excess dreaming (Paroniria)
Seizures
Manic behavior
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Convulsions (grand mal)
Drug induced Dreaming/nightmares (Paroniria)
Drug induced Psychosis/toxic psychosis.
Drug induced Seizures
Fetal anomaly
Livedo reticularis
Secondary Psychosis/Symptomatic
Toxic psychosis
Oculogyric Crisis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Anticholinergics effect/toxicity
DRUG/Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor
DRUG/Anti-parkinsons medication (examples)
DRUG/Antiviral ineffective on Influenza B
DRUG/Antiviral medication (example)
DRUG/Antiviral-influenza
DRUG/Dopamine agonist/CNS drug (example)
DRUG/Dopaminergic Anti-Parkinson's medication
DRUG/NMDA receptor CNS antagonist
DRUG/Serotonin reuptake inhibitor/CNS effect
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1 Aminoadamantane, Adamantylamine, admin, amantadine, Amantadine (product), Amantadine (substance), AMANTADINE PREPARATION, Amatadine, Tricyclo(3 3 1 13,7)decan 1 amine, Brand name/Endantadine (Amantadine), Brand name/Symadine (Amantadine), Brand name/Symmetrel (Amantadine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 100 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Given prophylactically
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Antiviral antibiotic drug; also Anti-parkinsonism drug as dopamine agonist; oral preparation; also influenza A prophylaxis anti-viral replication; hallucinations possible-------------------Amantadine for parkinsons disease;

Patients with mild symptoms but no disability may be helped by amantadine; This drug improves all of the clinical features of parkinsonism, but its mode of action is unclear; Side effects include restlessness, confusion, depression, skin rashes, edema, nausea, constipation, anorexia, postural hypotension, and disturbances of cardiac rhythm; However, these are relatively uncommon with the usual dose (100 mg twice daily)-----(Currentdxrx 20050----- accessmedicine]

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