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A drug, C10H17, used in its hydrochloride form as an antiviral agent and treatment for Parkinson's disease.

[Alteration of adamantane, a hydrocarbon + -ine.]
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(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]
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(əˈmæn təˌdin)

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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n amantadina
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The treatment regimen that has been used with apparent anecdotal success is a combination of celecoxib (20 mg/kg PO, q24h; Celebrex; Pfizer Corp, New York, NY, USA) and an antiviral medication, amantadine hydrochloride (10 mg/kg PO, q24h; Symmetrel; Banner Pharmacaps Inc, High Point, NC, USA).
Effect of amantadine hydrochloride on symptoms of frontal lobe dysfunction in brain injury: Case studies and review.
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Two treatment choices were included in the analysis: amantadine hydrochloride and oseltamivir phosphate (the only drugs currently licensed for the treatment of influenza in children younger than 7 years), and two rapid diagnostic tests were considered: QuickVue (Quidel Corp., San Diego) and ZstatFlu (ZymeTx Inc., Oklahoma City).