Amantadine

Grey

Brand Name(s):Lysovir

Indication:Influenza A prophylaxis & treatment

Rationale:1

Considered:Apr-09

Review Date:Jul-20

Comments:
Amantadine is not recommended for the treatment of influenza.

NICE TA168
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