Amantrel 100mg Capsule

Cipla Ltd

Composition for Amantrel 100mg Capsule

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15 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Amantrel Capsule


Uses of Amantrel Capsule

Amantrel 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Side effects of Amantrel Capsule


Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Dry mouth, Sweating, Ankle swelling, Anxiety, Constipation, Discoloration of skin of legs.


How to use Amantrel Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Amantrel 100mg Capsule with food.

How Amantrel Capsule works

Amantrel 100mg capsule works by increasing the amount of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movements in the brain.

In Depth Information on Amantrel Capsule

Expert advice for Amantrel Capsule

  • Do not take amantadine, if you have fits (epilepsy); heart failure resulting in fluid build-up in the lungs, other body tissues or both (congestive heart failure); kidney or liver problems.
  • Avoid using amantadine, if you have ulcers in stomach or intestine; low blood pressure that may cause fainting; itchy skin rashes (eczema).
  • Do not take amantadine, if you have visual problems due to increased pressure in the eyes (glaucoma); history of mental problems including attempting suicide, confusion, seeing or hearing things that are not really there (hallucinations).
  • Avoid using amantadine, if you are addicted to any drug or alcohol.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol while on treatment with amantadine.
  • Do not stop taking amantadine abruptly without consulting your doctor. It may cause worsening of Parkinson’s disease.
  • Do not stop taking amantadine abruptly without consulting your doctor if you are concurrently receiving medications for psychiatric problems (neuroleptics).
  • Use of amantadine may cause drowsiness, dizziness, fainting or blurring of vision that may affect your ability to drive or operate machines. Do not drive or operate machines till you feel better.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking amantadine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Amantrel 100mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Amantrel 100mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Amantrel 100mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Taking Amantrel 100mg Capsule may make your vision blurred or make you feel dizzy. This may affect your driving ability.
Amantrel 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amantrel 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Amantrel 100mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Amantre
l 100mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Parpex 1mg Tablet, Pramipex 0.25mg Tablet, Pramipex 0.5mg Tablet, Pramirol SR 0.52mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Amantadine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Amantrel 100mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Amantadine

Q. Is amantadine an MAOI or an anticholinergic or an antibiotic or narcotic or stimulant or a dopamine agonist?
Amantadine is not a MAOI or an anticholinergic or an antibiotic or narcotic or stimulant. It is an antiviral drug
No, it is not available as OTC drug, consult your doctor before taking Amantrel
No, Amantrel is different than Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine). Adderall is a psychostimulant
No, Amantrel is not a stimulant
Q. Can I take ibuprofen (Advil) with amantadine?
Ibuprofen (Advil) and amantadine should not to be taken together as they interact with each other. Please consult your doctor before taking other medicines along with amantadine
Q. Can I take dextromethorphan (Dayquil) with amantadine?
No results found for any interaction of dextromethorphan (Dayquil) with amantadine, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Amantrel is sometimes effective in relieving fatigue in multiple sclerosis (a demyelinating disease marked by patches of hardened tissue in the brain or the spinal cord and associated especially with partial or complete paralysis and jerking muscle tremor)
Q. Does amantadine increase dopamine?
Yes, amantadine is a dopaminergic drug, so it increases dopamine
Amantrel is a dopaminergic drug and an antiviral. If used to prevent viral infection it works by preventing the virus from reproducing, and in Parkinson's disease it works by restoring the chemical balance between dopamine and acetylcholine (neuro-transmitters) in the brain
Amantrel has a common side effect of causing sleepiness. However, it is not known to cause constipation, high blood pressure, weight gain. If you experience such side effects, please consult your doctor.

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