Drug: Symmetrel

AMANTADINE (a MAN ta deen) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to prevent and to treat a specific type of flu called influenza A. It will not work for colds, other types of flu, or other viral infections. This medicine is also used to treat Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • depression, mood changes
  • difficulty passing urine
  • feeling faint or lightheaded
  • fever
  • hallucinations
  • irregular, fast heartbeat
  • mouth sores
  • seizures
  • swelling of the hands or feet
  • unusual stiffness, tremors
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • anxiety, irritable, nervous
  • constipation or diarrhea
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • trouble sleeping
  • unusually tired

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • depression, mood changes
  • difficulty passing urine
  • feeling faint or lightheaded
  • fever
  • hallucinations
  • irregular, fast heartbeat
  • mouth sores
  • seizures
  • swelling of the hands or feet
  • unusual stiffness, tremors
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • anxiety, irritable, nervous
  • constipation or diarrhea
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • trouble sleeping
  • unusually tired

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What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • glaucoma
  • depression or other mental illness
  • eczema
  • heart failure or circulation problems
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • seizures
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to amantadine, rimantadine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

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