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Amantadine capsule is used to relieve pain in dogs and cats and it can also be prescribed as an antiviral agent.
Why use Amantadine 100 mg Capsules?
- May be used for the treatment of arthritis in dogs and cats. - Is sometimes used to treat neuropathic pain caused by a nerve injury. - May be used in the treatment of cancer pain, especially bone cancer. - Can be used as an antiviral agent.
How to use Amantadine 100 mg Capsules?
Use as directed by your veterinarian.
How does Amantadine 100 mg Capsules work?
The nervous system has a NMDA receptor that makes animals more susceptible to pain. Amantadine blocks the NMDA receptor alleviating chronic pain for dogs and cats.
How is Amantadine 100 mg Capsules sold?
This product is sold per tablet.
What special precautions are there when using Amantadine 100 mg Capsules?
Amantadine is not for pets with kidney disease, seizure disorders, behavioral disorders, liver disease or congestive heart disease. Pets with untreated glaucoma or pregnant or nursing should not take Amantadine. Amatidine should not be taken with Trimethoprim-sulfa (an antibiotic) or quinidine (a heart medication). Thiazide diuretics may decrease the excretion of amantadine.
What are the side effects of Amantadine 100 mg Capsules?
Diarrhea, flatulence, and agitation have been described as a side effect of Amantadine. Taking antihistamines with Amatidine may cause dry mouth, difficulty urinating, and an increased heart rate.
What to do in case of overdose?
Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital
How can you store Amantadine 100 mg Capsules?
Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).