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Rimantadine hydrochloride for Prevention and Treatment of fever due to the flu in Adults

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the flu treatment in Adults with Flu - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | REASONABLY TESTED - 13 studies with 1,151 adults - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | MILD BENEFITS for fever - Circle icon SAFETY | MILD RISKS
Treatment of Influenza A with Amantadine and Rimantadine. This treatment has been replaced by neuraminidase inhibitors and is no longer used in the USA. 13 studies conducted, with 1,151 adults. Shortened the duration of fever by about one day. Unknown impact on complications. Both drugs have irritating stomach and gut effects, while Amantadine may also impair the nervous system and lead to psychiatric symptoms.

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