Amantrel 100mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:17 am

Amantrel 100mg Capsule

Uses of Amantrel 100mg Capsule

Amantrel 100mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Parkinson’s Disease, Respiratory Tract Infections Due to Influenza Virus

Side effects of Amantrel 100mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Amantrel 100mg Capsule are – Nausea, Dizziness, Poor Concentration, Insomnia, Nervousness, Orthostatic Hypotension, Anorexia, Headache, Livedo Reticularis, Blurred Vision, Urinary Retention, Dry Mouth or Nose, Agitation, Confusion, Hallucinations, Vomiting, Depression, Irritation or Swelling of Eyes, Rash

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Amantrel 100mg Capsule

Do not use Amantrel 100mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Amantadine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Amantrel 100mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Amantrel 100mg Capsule works

Amantrel 100mg Capsule contains – Amantadine

Amantadine can block the multiplying of influenza A virus in the body. In patients with Parkinson’s disease and drug-induced movement disorders, amantadine increases the effect of a chemical in your brain called dopamine.

Dosage of Amantrel 100mg Capsule

The dosage of Amantrel 100mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Amantrel 100mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Amantrel 100mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Interaction

Drug :- Anticholinergics or other drugs with Anticholinergic activity, other Antidyskinetics, Antihistamines, Phenothiazines, Tricyclic Antidepressants: Possibly increased anticholinergic effects and risk of paralytic ileus.

Carbidopa-Levodopa, Levodopa: Increased effectiveness of these drugs.

CNS Stimulants: Excessive CNS stimulation, possibly causing arrhythmias, insomnia, irritability, nervousness, or seizures.

Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene: Possibly decreased amantadine clearance and increased risk of toxicity.

Live-virus Vaccines: Possibly interference with vaccine effectiveness.

Quinidine, Quinine, Trimethoprim Sulfamethoxazole: Increased blood amantadine level.

Food :- Alcohol Use: Possibly increased risk of CNS effects including confusion, dizziness, and light-headedness and orthostatic hypotension.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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