What is Rimantadine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Rimantadine is an antiviral agent. It is used as a prophylaxis and treatment of influenza A viral infection.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Treat side effects of another treatment 2 3
Anorexia nervosa 1 2
Insomnia 1 2
Jerky movements 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Rimantadine

Side effect Patients
Anorexia nervosa 1
Hallucinations 1
Insomnia 1

Why patients stopped taking Rimantadine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Rimantadine

Duration

Stopped taking Rimantadine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Rimantadine

Mar 13, 2011 (Started Mar 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: not taken

  • 0 helpful marks
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