Amantrel Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Amantrel Capsule
Amantrel Capsule is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Amantrel Capsule side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dryness in 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. Amantrel Capsule is to be taken with food.
How Amantrel Capsule works
Amantrel Capsule works by increasing the amount of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movements in the brain.
Amantrel Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amantrel 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Amantrel Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Taking Amantrel Capsule may make your vision blurred or make you feel dizzy. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amantrel Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amantrel Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amantrel Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Amantrel Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Amantrel Capsule?
If you miss a dose of Amantrel Capsule, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Amantrel Capsule
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Expert Advice

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  • You have been prescribed Amantrel Capsule to treat your symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Amantrel Capsule can make you very sleepy. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
  • Don't take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
  • Amantrel Capsule may put you at a higher risk of having seizures. Talk to your doctor if you have a history of seizures or taking medication for it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amantrel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bupro, Bupep, Unidep
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amantrel

My father is suffering from Parkinson's disease from last 3 years.From June 2016 we have changed the doctor and she is suggested to take syndopa plus ,syndopa Cr and amantral.from last 14 days ,my father's behaviour suddenly changed,mood has changed.his behaviour becomes suspesious about us.he was denying to take the medicine and become violent.so we admitted him in hospital.our neurologist suggested that he may have schizophrenia has he is having psychotic history.may be because of that he is behaving like this.so now we have psychiatrist treatment also with it.i am really confused.is he suffering because of Parkinson's or he is really having psychological problem.please guide me
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
some forms of parkinsons may be associate d with psychosisother ccauses of psychosis need to be excluded like thyroid disease, vitamin b12 deficinecy , brain infection
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FAQs

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
Q. Is Amantrel available over the counter (OTC)?
No, it is not available as OTC drug, consult your doctor before taking Amantrel
Q. Is Amantrel like Adderall?
No, Amantrel is different than Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine). Adderall is a psychostimulant
Q. Is Amantrel a stimulant?
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
Q. Does Amantrel help fatigue?
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
Q. Does Amantrel work?
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
Q. Does Amantrel get you high/ hair loss / weight gain/ make you sleepy/ constipation/ high blood pressure?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Oct 2018.
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