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Amantadine

"Amantadine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An antiviral that is used in the prophylactic or symptomatic treatment of influenza A. It is also used as an antiparkinsonian agent, to treat extrapyramidal reactions, and for postherpetic neuralgia. The mechanisms of its effects in movement disorders are not well understood but probably reflect an increase in synthesis and release of dopamine, with perhaps some inhibition of dopamine uptake.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Amantadine" by people in this website by year, and whether "Amantadine" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1980 and 1981 and 1984 and 1987 and 1989 and 1990 and 1998 and 1999 and 2005 and 2013 and 2017
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