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Amantadine (Symmetrel)

Amantadine is a prescription medication used to treat viral infections, Parkinson’s disease, and Parkinson-like symptoms.

It is classified as an anti-viral drug and a type of anti-Parkinson’s medication and is most commonly known by its brand name, Symmetrel.

Amantadine’s effectiveness in treating and preventing viral infections primarily focuses on influenza A. It functions by hindering the virus’s ability to replicate within the body, which can help reduce the severity and duration of flu symptoms.

However, it’s important to note that the effectiveness of amantadine against influenza A has diminished over the years due to the development of drug-resistant strains of the virus.

In the context of Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonism, amantadine helps manage symptoms such as tremors, stiffness, and movement difficulties. Amantadine is also used to control movement problems that may occur as side effects of other medications used to treat Parkinson’s disease.

Amantadine is available in various formulations, including immediate and extended-release capsules, tablets, and liquid forms, which allows for flexible dosing tailored to individual patient needs.

The capsules, tablets, and liquid form are usually taken once or twice a day while the extended-release capsules are usually taken once a day at bedtime and the extended-release tablets are usually taken once a day in the morning. 

The specific choice of formulation and dosing schedule is usually determined by a healthcare provider based on the patient’s condition, other medications they may be taking, and their overall health profile. Always follow the instructions provided by your doctor or pharmacist when taking amantadine.

In the United States, amantadine is available under the following brand names:

  • Symmetrel
  • Gocovri
  • Osmolex ER
  • Symadine 

Each of these brand names may have different formulations or release mechanisms, which can affect how the medication is taken and how it works in the body.

Common side effects associated with amantadine may include:

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Decreased appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Confusion
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Insomnia

More serious side effects which should be reported to your healthcare provider immediately may include:

  • Hallucinations 
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior changes
  • Agitation or aggression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Fainting or blurred vision
  • Swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stiff muscles
  • Extreme drowsiness

The above lists of possible side effects associated with amantadine are not exhaustive and other side effects may occur. If you experience any severe or persistent side effects while taking amantadine, it is important to contact your healthcare provider right away.

Frequently Asked Questions About Amantadine

Do You Need a Prescription for Amantadine?

Yes, amantadine is a prescription medication and cannot be obtained without a valid prescription from a licensed healthcare provider.

Can You Get an Online Prescription for Amantadine?

Yes, you can get an online prescription for amantadine from DrHouse if it is deemed appropriate by one of our licensed physicians.

Can I Get a Prescription Refill for Amantadine From DrHouse?

Yes, if you have previously been prescribed amantadine and need a refill, you can easily start a virtual consultation with one of our licensed physicians at DrHouse. Your provider will review your medical history and assess your current condition to determine the appropriate course of action. If a refill is deemed necessary, the physician will write a new prescription for you and send it electronically to the pharmacy of your choice.


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Frequently asked questions

  • Yes, you can get a new prescription or refill an existing one online through DrHouse. You just need to start a consultation with one of our licensed providers and they will be able to assess your needs and provide you with a prescription if necessary.

    Please note that the final decision always rests with the doctor based on their professional judgment and your health needs.

  • There are certain medications that cannot be prescribed online by DrHouse physicians due to safety reasons. These include controlled substances, such as opioids and other narcotics, as well as drugs with a high potential for abuse or dependence. DrHouse physicians also don’t prescribe Gabapentin, medical marijuana, muscle relaxants, and HRT medications.

  • With DrHouse getting a new prescription or a refill for your current Rx is a straightforward and quick process. All you need to do is follow a few easy steps:

    • Download the DrHouse telehealth app on your mobile device.
    • Create an account by providing basic information and medical history.
    • Start an on-demand virtual video consultation with one of our licensed physicians.
    • Discuss your medical needs and concerns with one of our physicians.
    • A doctor will review your medical history, symptoms, and current medications (if any) to determine if an online prescription is appropriate for you.
    • If a physician approves, they will electronically send a new prescription or refill request to the pharmacy of your choice.
    • Pick up your medication from the pharmacy.

    DrHouse makes it easy for you to get an online prescription from the comfort of your own home. No more waiting in line at the doctor’s office or pharmacy, and no need to take time off work to see a doctor. Our telehealth platform allows you to access quality medical care from anywhere with an internet connection.

    For more information about how our telehealth platform works visit our “How DrHouse Works” page.

  • During your virtual consultation with a DrHouse physician, you will have the opportunity to discuss your medical needs and concerns.

    The consultation will consist of a video call where a physician will assess your medical history and ask you questions about your symptoms and any other relevant information. This is to ensure that a physician has all the necessary information to make an informed decision about your prescription.

    You can also ask any questions or clarify any doubts you may have about your condition or medication. Our physicians are happy to address any concerns you may have.

    Once a physician has assessed your needs, they will determine if and what type of prescription is appropriate for you. If a new prescription or refill is approved, a doctor will send it electronically to your chosen pharmacy.

  • With our on-demand telehealth service, you have the opportunity to see the first available doctor in as little as 10 to 15 minutes. However, the exact consult time will depend on the complexity of your case and the thoroughness required by the healthcare provider to make an informed decision.

  • Absolutely, it is safe to get an online prescription from DrHouse. We are committed to ensuring the highest standards of patient safety and privacy.

    All our providers are highly qualified US-based physicians and often affiliated with major hospitals. They are board-certified and from the top U.S. medical schools with an average of 20 years of experience.

    We strictly adhere to HIPAA regulations, ensuring your personal and medical information is kept secure and confidential. Also, we comply with all applicable state and federal laws related to telehealth and the prescribing of medications.

    Therefore, you can rest assured knowing that your safety and privacy are our top priorities when you use DrHouse’s services.

  • DrHouse strives to provide accessible and affordable telehealth services. DrHouse urgent care, primary care, and specialist visits are $129 or your copay. This includes everything from your initial consultation through to the prescription of your medication.

    The cost of a doctor’s visit may be covered fully by your insurance. A typical copay is around $25. We recommend checking with your insurance provider to understand the extent of your coverage for telehealth services.

    To learn more about how much DrHouse costs, visit our pricing page

  • Yes, DrHouse accepts most major insurances, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and Medicare. The extent of coverage may vary depending on your individual plan.

  • Our physicians are able to prescribe up to a 90-day prescription without labs for any previously prescribed medication if it’s medically appropriate and is not classified as a controlled substance.

    DrHouse physicians also don’t prescribe Gabapentin, medical marijuana, muscle relaxants, and HRT medications.

    DrHouse physicians use their medical judgment to determine whether to prescribe and the duration.

    In certain cases, the prescription may be limited to 30 days or less. There also may be a 12-month cap for some prescriptions without labs. For medications requiring annual monitoring (such as blood work or imaging), the maximum prescription limit is 90 days within a year without labs.

    DrHouse physicians can refer patients to labs for longer prescription periods or refills.