Amantadine 100 mg Capsule RxBy Sandoz
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Amantadine is a pain reliever for cats and dogs. Veterinarians might also prescribe it for its antiviral properties.
Who is Amantadine 100 mg Capsule for?
Dogs and cats.
Why use Amantadine 100 mg Capsule?
In dogs and cats, Amantadine is used to treat arthritis. It can be used to treat cancer pain (such as bone cancer pain), nerve injury-related neuropathic pain, and more. It's also used for its antiviral qualities on occasion.
How does Amantadine 100 mg Capsule work?
In the neurological system, there is an NMDA (N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor) that functions to make certain animals more sensitive to pain. Amantadine relieves chronic pain in cats and dogs by inhibiting this receptor.
How is Amantadine 100 mg Capsule sold?
Sold by the capsule
What are the side effects of Amantadine 100 mg Capsule?
The most frequently-reported side effects associated with this medication are: Agitation Flatulence Diarrhea Giving this medication together with an antihistamine may lead to increased heart rate, difficulty urinating, and dry mouth.
What special precautions are there?
Do not administer in conjunction with quinidine (a heart medication) or trimethoprim-sulfa (an antibiotic). Also do not administer to animals: Who are pregnant or nursing With untreated glaucoma With congestive heart disease With liver disease With a behavioral disorder With a seizure disorder With kidney disease Thiazide diuretics have the ability to decrease excretion of Amantadine.
What to do if overdose?
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Amantadine 100 mg Capsule?
Store product between the temperatures of 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
Since this medication is relatively new in veterinary medicine, precautions are necessary - just like in human medicine.
Follow instructions as directed by a veterinarian.