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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Rimantadine (Overview)

Rimantadine is a flu/influenza agent which is a kind of anti-viral drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Have been taking flumadine (rimantadine) and I still feel the side-effects?

Have been taking flumadine (rimantadine) and I still feel the side-effects?

Flumadine (rimantadine): This is antiviral against influenza a, taken for short period, maximum 2 weeks can cause irritability, dizziness, insomnia, hallucinations---- could be allergic, or taking too much, or having drug interaction with another drug-- you either will get used to side effect or stop taking it it does not work for some influenza types. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
5 doctors shared insights

Rimantadine (Overview)

Rimantadine is a flu/influenza agent which is a kind of anti-viral drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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In your experience how safe and well tolerated is flumadine (rimantadine) for a child aged 8?

In your experience how safe and well tolerated is flumadine (rimantadine) for a child aged 8?

CDC recommends against: use for influenza A, in the US due to high level of rimantadine resistance among currently circulating strains ...Read more

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Have been taking flumadine (rimantadine) and I still feel the side-effects?

Flumadine (rimantadine): This is antiviral against influenza a, taken for short period, maximum 2 weeks can cause irritability, dizziness, insomnia, hallucinations---- could be allergic, or taking too much, or having drug interaction with another drug-- you either will get used to side effect or stop taking it it does not work for some influenza types. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Flumadine (rimantadine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Flumadine (rimantadine) allergy?

Flumadine allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Famadine is an antiviral drug which can be used to prevent/ tx the flu. Allergic reactions may occur - see: http://www.rxlist.com/flumadine-drug/patient-images-side-effects.htm ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Flumadine (Definition)

Flumadine is a flu/influenza agent which is a kind of anti-viral ...Read more