Amantrel Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Amantadine (100 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Amantrel Tablet Information

    Amantrel Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Flu. Secondary and off-label uses of Amantrel Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Amantrel Tablet. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Amantrel Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Amantrel Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Amantrel Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Mild and Severe while nursing. Further, the section on Amantrel Tablet related warnings talks about Amantrel Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Amantrel Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Epilepsy, Depression as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Amantrel Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Amantrel Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Amantrel Tablet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Amantrel Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Amantrel Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Amantrel Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Parkinson's Disease
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dose are same for capsule
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Flu (Influenza)
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Flu (Influenza)
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 4.4 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Amantrel Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amantrel Tablet is used -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild

    Amantrel Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Amantrel Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Amantrel has little to no side effects in pregnant women.

      Mild
    • Is the use of Amantrel Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Taking Amantrel may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Amantrel should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Amantrel Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Amantrel rarely harms the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Amantrel Tablet on the Liver?


      Amantrel is rarely harmful for the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Amantrel Tablet on the Heart?


      Amantrel is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Amantrel Tablet with Other Drugs

    Amantrel Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Amantrel Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amantrel Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Amantrel Tablet

    • Is this Amantrel Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Amantrel Tablet has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Amantrel Tablet you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Amantrel Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      There is no benefit of taking Amantrel Tablet for mental disorders.

      No

    Amantrel Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Amantrel Tablet


      Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Amantrel Tablet to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Amantrel Tablet


      Consumption of alcohol and Amantrel Tablet together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Symmetrel® (Amantadine Hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 432-433



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