Amantadine

Grey

Brand Name(s):Lysovir

Indication:Influenza A prophylaxis & treatment

Rationale:1

Considered:Apr-09

Review Date:Oct-25

Comments:
Amantadine is not recommended for the treatment of influenza.
NICE TA168. TA168 guidance reviewed Nov 2014
Amantadine, oseltamivir and zanamivir for the treatment of influenza February 2009
Amantadine is not recommended for the prophylaxis of influenza
NICE guidance TA158
Influenza (prophylaxis) – Amantadine, Oseltamivir and Zanamivir: Guidance Sept 2008 NICE