Rimantadine is an orally administered medicine used to treat, and in rare cases prevent, type A influenza. When taken within one to two days of developing symptoms, rimantadine can shorten the duration and moderate the severity of influenza.

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... RIMANTADINE (Flumadine®) is an antiviral agent. It treats or prevents certain influenza (flu) infections. Rimantadine is not an effective treatment for colds or for other viruses. Generic rimantadine tablets are not yet available. ...
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Rimantadine Systematic (IUPAC) name 1-(1-adamantyl)ethanamine I ...
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