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How much does Amantadine cost without insurance?

The average out-of-pocket cash price for Amantadine without insurance is approximately $50 for 30 tablets of Amantadine 100mg. Save on Amantadine when purchasing this prescription medication from NiceRx.

How much does Amantadine cost with insurance?

Amantadine prices with insurance vary by the health insurance policy. Your insurance agent or pharmacist can assist you in calculating your copay on your Amantadine medication. You may likely save on your Amantadine medication when buying Amantadine from NiceRx, even if you have insurance coverage. Compare our lowest prices with the price you will pay with insurance.

Is Amantadine covered by Medicare?

Amantadine is commonly covered by Medicare. Check with your health insurance company to find out if Amantadine is covered by your plan. You may still be able to save money on Amantadine when purchasing from NiceRx so compare our prices with the price you will pay with your Medicare prescription drug plan.

What is the brand name of Amantadine?

Amantadine is a prescription generic drug that is manufactured by several pharmaceutical companies such as Heritage, Sandoz, and Watson Labs. The brand name of Amantadine is Symmetrel, which is manufactured by Endo Pharmaceuticals.

Is NiceRx a Amantadine coupon provider?

NiceRx helps individuals access the best Amantadine prices from mail-order pharmacies in the United States. We do not offer printable Amantadine manufacturer coupons, savings cards, or free samples. We are not a free coupon or discount card provider for Amantadine.

What is Amantadine?

Amantadine is an antiviral drug that is used to treat Parkinson’s Disease as well as symptoms such as stiffness or tremors, shaking, and repetitive uncontrolled muscle movements that may be caused by the use of certain medications. It can be used alone or with other medications such as levodopa to treat Parkison’s Disease. Amantadine controls these symptoms by blocking NMDA receptors in your body, which raises dopamine levels in the brain.

It is also used to prevent or treat influenza A in adults and children. It works against influenza A by interfering with viral replication which prevents the virus from spreading. Treatment for influenza A should be started within 24 to 48 hours of the onset of symptoms and continued for 24 to 48 hours after the symptoms have resolved.

It is important not to suddenly stop taking amantadine as it can cause symptoms such as high fever, tachycardia, muscle rigidity, and altered mental status. Instead, you should cut the dose in half for 1 week before stopping.

What dosages of Amantadine are available?

Amantadine is available in the following dosages and forms:

Tablets: 100mg

Capsules: 100mg

Oral solution: 50mg/5ml

Amantadine side effects

The most common side effects of Amantadine are:

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness/lightheadedness
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety and irritability
  • Constipation
  • Confusion
  • Anorexia
  • Dry mouth

In rare instances, Amantadine can also cause more serious side effects such as:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Hallucinations
  • Seizures
  • Heart failure

This is not a full list of all the side effects of Amantadine. Consult your healthcare professional for medical advice before taking this medication and report any adverse effects to the FDA.

Amantadine drug interactions

Certain prescription medications and over-the-counter supplements can interact with Amantadine and affect how it works.  Make sure your doctor is aware of all your current medications, especially if you take the following:

  • Amisulpride
  • Influenza virus vaccine quadrivalent, intranasal
  • Mefloquine
  • Metoclopramide
  • Tafenoquine
  • Trilaciclib
  • Potassium chloride
  • Bupropion
  • Donepezil
  • Memantine
  • Quetiapine

Amantadine contraindications

You should not use Amantadine if you:

  • Have had an allergic reaction to amantadine or rimantadine or any of amantadine’s inactive ingredients
  • Untreated narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Breastfeeding

Talk to your doctor about your health issues before using Amantadine if you:

  • Heart disease or CHF
  • Seizures
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Depression, psychosis, or other mental illnesses

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The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.