Amantrel 100mg Strip Of 15 Capsules
Amantrel 100mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

Amantrel 100mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

By CIPLA LIMITED
15 Capsule(s) in Strip
165.70*
MRP 202.07
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Amantadine(100.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-PARKINSONIAN

Medical Description

Amantrel Capsule is useful in treating the symptoms like stiffness, shakiness and shuffling associated with Parkinson's disease by improving certain chemicals in the brain. It contains medicine known ...
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uses

Uses of Amantrel 100 MG

For the treatment of Parkinson's disease characterised by impaired posture and balance, shakiness, stiffness of muscle and inability to perform basic body movements.
contraindications

Contraindications of Amantrel 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to amantadine or any other ingredients of Amantrel Capsule.
  • If you have epilepsy (fits) or a history of it.
  • If you have stomach or intestinal ulcers or a history of it.
  • If you have kidney problems.
  • If you have pregnancy or breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Amantrel 100 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Mood swings
  • Hallucinations
  • Dizziness
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Confusion
  • Compulsive behaviour
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Amantrel 100 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amantrel Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine may pass into the blood of the baby and adversely affect your baby. So It is advisable to not use this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby. If you become pregnant stop using this medicine and consult your doctor immediately.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amantrel Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine can pass into breast milk and adversely affect your baby. It is advisable to consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are breastfeeding your baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Amantrel Capsule?
A:
This medicine may affect your vision or concentration, make you feel dizzy or confused so avoid using this medicine if you are driving or operating heavy machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amantrel Capsule?
A:
This medicine when used along with alcohol, increases the chances of side effects, which can be fatal so avoid using it with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kidney or liver problem.
  • You have any problems related to the heart and blood vessels.
  • You have heart problems related to pumping.
  • You have Problems related to thinking, feeling of disorientation, difficulty in paying attention, making decisions or memorising things.
  • You have Hallucinations (seeing things and hearing voices).
  • You have a mental illness.
  • You have a blurring of vision or other vision problems.
  • You have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • You or your family member notice that you are having an urge to or behave that are unusual and you are not able to control or resist the impulse or drive to carry out that activities which may be har...
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  • Your doctor may stop or decrease the dose of medicine.
  • You have any suicidal or self-harming thoughts, tell your doctor about that.
  • Do not use this medicine in children below 3 years of age.
  • Few children develop hypothermia with the use of amantadine. Hypothermia is a dangerous condition in which there is a drop in body temperature below 35 C. Early signs include cold and pale skin, slur...
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  • Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly, as abrupt discontinuation may result in worsening of the symptoms and withdrawal effects.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Amantrel 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Parkinsonism is a movement disorder that arises due to a decrease in certain chemicals (dopamine) in some areas of the brain. Amantadine increases the levels of this chemical in the brain and improves...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Amantrel 100 MG

  • Take Amantrel Capsule as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • Try to take it at a fixed time every day as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not skip the doses even if you feel better.
interactions

Interactions of Amantrel 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Amantrel Capsule works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of other medicines used for Parkinson’s Disease like procyclidine, orphenadrine with this medicine can result in increased side effects.
  • The effect of medicine for irritable bowel syndromes like dicycloverine, hyoscine, propantheline, medicines for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) like ipratropium, tiotropium; m...
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  • Concomitant use of medicines used for brain-related diseases like chlorpromazine, flupenthixol, zuclopenthixol, haloperidol, quetiapine, risperidone may increase the side effects of this medicine.
  • Use of Water pills i.e. medicines used to relieve water retention and reduce high blood pressure like hydrochlorothiazide, amiloride or triamterene may decrease the effect of this medicine when used ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Amantrel 100 MG

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date. Store below 30°C in the original package.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.
dosage

Dosage of Amantrel 100 MG

Overdose

Take this medicine in a dose exactly prescribed by your doctor. Overdose may increase the side effects of the medicine. If you think you have taken more than required, contact your doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a double dose to compen...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For which condition Amantrel Capsule is used?

A: It is useful in treating the symptoms like stiffness, shakiness and shuffling associated with parkinsonism by improving certain chemical in the brain.

Q: Is Parkinson disease curable with Amantadine?

A: Parkinson's disease is usually an age-related degenerative disorder that can be maintained with medicines. A permanent cure may not be possible with the medicine. However, consult your doctor for more information.

Q: Can we stop taking Amantrel Capsule?

A: No, do not stop taking Amantrel Capsule without consulting your doctor. Sudden stopping of this medicine may cause withdrawal symptoms and your condition might worsen. Hence, you should never stop taking this medicine even if you start feeling better.
Last Updated on: 24 Apr 2021 | 12:57 PM (IST)
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