amantadine hydrochloride

Definition / meaning of amantadine hydrochloride

A drug used to treat infections caused by the influenza A virus. It blocks the ability of the virus to infect cells and to make more virus particles. It is also used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson disease. Amantidine hydrochloride is a type of antiviral agent.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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