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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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Amantadine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Amantadine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 36 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2001 and 2003 and 2009 and 2010 and 2011 and 2012
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