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Amantadine for weight loss

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Possibly: Amantadine is a medication approved to treat the flu and is used as an anti-parkinson agent. There are a number of psychiatric side effects including... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
Cardiology 25 years experience
Caution advised...: The combination of amantadine and Cyproheptadine may cause increased anticholinergic adverse effects. Use with caution.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
Neurology 16 years experience
Absolutely: Amantadine is always worth a trial. It is inexpensive and can be beneficial in some MS patients. Should it fail to benefit the patient, other options ... Read More
Dr. Ruth Seaman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: I have used it for many years with many patients suffering not just from MS, but other CNS and even chronic inflamatory illnesses (RA / SLE) with any ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Yes: Several approaches for control of fatigue include ritalin, (methylphenidate) modafanil, Nuvigil, Cylert, and of course amantadine. The latter is, in ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olukayode Awosika
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Yes!: One of the established and common side effects of amantadine is compulsive behaviors but not ocd.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Antiviral: These are antiviral medications.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Duel Purpose: Amantadine is a medication approved to treat the flu and is used as an anti-parkinson agent. There are a number of psychiatric side effects including... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & Symmetrel: Not necessarily. Some patients with exhaustion or daytime sleepiness can benefit.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Doubtful: Your meds would more likely result in low blood pressure or even postural hypotension.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Amantadine: It reduces adverse effects of Trilafon (perphenazine).
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Depends: Depends why amantadine prescribed. Do you have parkinsonism or if as an anti-viral, consider the infection or vasculitis.
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