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In the US, Amantadine (amantadine systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: adamantane antivirals, dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents and is used to treat ADHD, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Extrapyramidal Reaction, Fatigue, Head Injury, Influenza, Influenza A, Influenza Prophylaxis, Parkinson's Disease, Post-Polio Syndrome and Sexual Dysfunction - SSRI Induced.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Treatment of Parkinson's disease

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Amantadinum (Latin)
  • Amantadin (German)
  • Amantadine (French)
  • Amantadina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Amantadina (OS: DCIT)
  • Amantadine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • 1-Adamantanamine (IS: WHO)
  • 1-Adamantylazan (IS)
  • GP 38026 (IS)
  • Ly 38982 (IS)
  • Amantadine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • 1-Adamantanamine hydrochloride (IS)
  • EXP 105-1 (IS)
  • Ly 37407 (IS)
  • Amantadine (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Amantadine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Amantadine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Amantadinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Amantadini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • 1-Adamantanamine sulfate (IS)
  • Amantadinhemisulfat (IS)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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