amantadine

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a·man·ta·dine

 (ə-măn′tə-dēn′)
n.
A drug, C10H17, used in its hydrochloride form as an antiviral agent and treatment for Parkinson's disease.

[Alteration of adamantane, a hydrocarbon + -ine.]

amantadine

(əˈmæntəˌdiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antiviral drug used in the treatment of some types of influenza and to reduce some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease
[C20: a blend of amine + adamantane the chemical compound from which it is derived]

a•man•ta•dine

(əˈmæn təˌdin)

n.
a water-soluble crystalline substance, C10H17NHCl, that inhibits penetration of viruses into cells and is used against certain types of influenza and in the treatment of parkinsonism.
[1960–65; coinage appar. based on the chemical name 1-aminoadamantane]
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amantadine

n amantadina
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Among the antiviral drugs which act by inhibiting influenza virus replication; amantadin, rimantadin, zanamivir and oseltamivir are available on the market.
Bazi antiviral tedavilerden (alfa- interferon ve ribavirin, amantadin gibi) fayda gorulmemis olmasina karsin semptomlar basladiktan sonra ne kuduz asilari ne de human Rabies Immunglobulin (hRIG)'in hastaligin seyrini degistirmedigi bildirilmistir.