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Drug Name:

FLUMADINE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Rimantadine HCl 100mg; tabs.

Company:
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, LTD.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for FLUMADINE:

Influenza A infections.

Adult:

Prophylaxis or treatment: 100mg twice daily. Hepatic dysfunction, renal failure (CrCl ≤10mL/min), or elderly in nursing home: 100mg daily. Treat for at least 7 days after initial symptoms.

Children:

<1yr: not recommended. 1–9yrs: prophylaxis: 5mg/kg daily; max 150mg daily. ≥10yrs: as adult.

Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if seizures develop. Epilepsy. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Adamantane.

Interactions:

May be antagonized by acetaminophen, aspirin. May be potentiated by cimetidine.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, insomnia, dizziness, xerostomia, nervousness, fatigue, asthenia.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100


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