Amantrel 100mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Amantadine
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Amantrel capsule is used to treat Parkinson’s disease and also uncontrollable muscle movements caused by some medications. This medication blocks reproduction of the virus and also decreases the ability of the virus to get into other cells. It may increase the amount of certain chemicals in the brain.

Precautions to be taken if you are pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use this medication if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine, dietary supplement, herbal preparation or if you have any allergies to this medicines.

It is advised not to use this medication if you have a history of heart problems, swelling of your hands or feet, suicidal thoughts or actions, glaucoma, seizures, dizziness when you stand or sit up, low blood pressure, an eczema-like rash, or kidney or liver problems.

This medication helps in treating the following problem in the human body:

The side effects of this medication are as follows:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get affected symptoms like dizziness, blurred vision.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Amantrel 100mg Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

The working nature of this medication has not been fully determined. It however seems to release the neurotransmitter dopamine from the endings of the nerve located within the brain cells along with stimulation of the norepinephrine response.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine


    Do not take this medication in combination with Clozapine, Dicyclomine, Doxepin, Loxapine and Azatadine.
  • Interaction with Disease


    Those who suffer from kidney impairment, Depression, psychotic disorders and orthostatic hypotension should not use this medication.

Ques: What is Amantrel 100mg Capsule?

Ans: Amantrel is a medication which has Amantadine as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by preventing the virus from reproducing in the body and by obstructing NMDA receptors.

Ques: What are the uses of Amantrel 100mg Capsule?

Ans: Amantrel is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Influenza Prophylaxis and Influenza A infections.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Amantrel 100mg Capsule?

Ans: This medication interacts with Blurred vision, Confusion, Fainting, Pain and swelling of joint, Headache, Irritability, Loss of appetite, Nausea, and Trouble sleeping.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Amantrel 100mg Capsule?

Ans: Amantrel should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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