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amantadine

noun aman·ta·dine \ə-ˈmant-ə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of AMANTADINE

:  a drug administered orally especially in the form of its hydrochloride C10H17N·HCl to prevent infection (as by the virus causing influenza A) by interfering with virus penetration into host cells and in the treatment of Parkinson's disease—see symmetrel

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May 24, 2015
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