Also indexed as: Endantadine, Gen-Amantadine, Symadine,
Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, and Foods
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|Depletion or interference
|Side effect reduction/prevention
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Interactions with Foods and Other Compounds
Drinking alcoholic drinks while taking amantadine may enhance side effects of the drug, such
as dizziness, confusion, and light-headedness.1 Therefore, combining alcohol and
amantadine should be avoided.
1. Sifton DW, ed. Physicians Desk Reference. Montvale, NJ:
Medical Economics Company, Inc., 2000, 1040–2.
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