Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Flumadine

Descriptions


Rimantadine is used to prevent or treat certain influenza (flu) infections (type A) in adults (17 years of age and older). It is also used to prevent flu infection (type A) in children (1 to 16 years of age). It may be given alone or along with flu shots.

Rimantadine is an antiviral. It will not work for colds, other types of flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Syrup