Essential medicines selection

Amantadine and rimantadine (Inclusion)

17th Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines (2009)

Drug information

Drug name: Amantadine and rimantadine
Section 6.4.3: Other antivirals

Amantadine is available in 25, 50 and 100 mg tablets or capsules, and syrup form.
Rimantadine is available in 100, 200, and 400 mg tablets or capsules, and syrup form.

Application prepared by:
Sheree Kable BMed, PhD, Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Level 5, Clinical Sciences Building, NM2 Newcastle Mater Hospital, Edith Street, Waratah, 2298 New South Wales, Australia