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Formulation : Capsule

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Lysovir /Amantadine used for?

Lysovir is used to prevent and treat different types of flu and additionally treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

How should Lysovir /Amantadine be stored?

Lysovir should be stored in a tightly closed container, in an area that is at room temperature, protected from heat, light and moisture, as well as out of the reach of children and pets.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Lysovir/Amantadine ?

Lysovir is a prescription medication that should be taken exactly as prescribed for you by a doctor. When taking Lysovir, follow the directions that are listed on your prescription label. Lysovir may be taken with or without food. If you are unsure about how or when to take Lysovir, contact your healthcare provider for further instruction.

When should Lysovir /Amantadine not be taken?

If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in Lysovir, do not take this medication. Do not take Lysovir if you have narrow-angle glaucoma.

What precautions should I follow when taking Lysovir /Amantadine ?

Before taking Lysovir, notify your doctor if any of the following apply to you: you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding; you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement; you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances; you have a history of heart problems (eg, congestive heart failure), swelling of your hands or feet, mental or mood problems, suicidal thoughts or actions, seizures, glaucoma, low blood pressure, dizziness when you stand or sit up, an eczema-like rash, or kidney or liver problems; or if you have received an intranasal flu vaccine within the last 14 days.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Lysovir /Amantadine ?

Drinking alcohol while taking this medication is not recommended, as it may increase the severity of certain side effects. If you are required to be alert and awake while performing any tasks, use this medication with caution.

When should Lysovir /Amantadine not be taken?

Severe side effects include: severe allergic reactions; aggression; agitation; confusion; depression; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; hallucinations; memory loss; mental or mood changes; muscle problems (spasms, uncontrolled movements); para

Common and less serious side effects include: appetite loss; blurred vision; constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth or nose; headache; lightheadedness; nausea; strange dreams; tiredness; trouble sleeping.