What is Symmetrel?
Symmetrel is an antiviral medicine that blocks the actions of viruses in the body.
What Symmetrel is used for?
Symmetrel treats the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and prevents a type of influenza ("the flu") caused by Type A influenza virus.
What is the warning while taking Symmetrel?
Do not take more than the recommended dose. An amantadine overdose can be fatal.
What should be discussed with the healthcare provider before taking Symmetrel?
Discuss if have received a nasal flu vaccine (FluMist) within the past 14 days and about medical history.
What should be avoided while taking Symmetrel?
Do not receive a "live" nasal flu vaccine (FluMist) while using Symmetrel, and for at least 48 hours after stopping the medicine.