Drug: Flumadine

RIMANTADINE (ri MAN ta deen) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to prevent and treat a specific type of flu called influenza A. It will not work for colds, other types of flu, or other viral infections.

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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 difficulties
  • chest pain or palpitations
  • dizziness or fainting
  • swelling of the legs or ankles
  • seizures
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • difficulty sleeping
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach pain

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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 difficulties
  • chest pain or palpitations
  • dizziness or fainting
  • swelling of the legs or ankles
  • seizures
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • difficulty sleeping
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach pain

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • seizures
  • taken or scheduled to take intranasal flu vaccine within 2 weeks
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to rimantadine, amantadine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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