amantadine

amantadine
(ah-man\'tah-den)
An antiviral compound used to prevent type A influenza infections.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • Amantadine — Systematic (IUPAC) name adamantan 1 amine …   Wikipedia

  • Amantadine — Général Nom IUPAC tricyclo[3.3.1.13,7]décan 1 amine No …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Amantadine — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Amantadin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • amantadine hydrochloride — [ə man′tə dēn΄, ə man′tədin΄] a white, crystalline drug, C10H17N·HCl, used to prevent and treat certain forms of influenza and to treat parkinsonism: also called amantadine n. * * * …   Universalium

  • amantadine hydrochloride — [ə man′tə dēn΄, ə man′tədin΄] a white, crystalline drug, C10H17N·HCl, used to prevent and treat certain forms of influenza and to treat parkinsonism: also called amantadine n …   English World dictionary

  • amantadine — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary amantad (alteration of adamantane, C10H16) + amine Date: 1964 a drug used especially as the hydrochloride C10H17N•HCl to prevent infection (as by an influenza virus) by interfering with virus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amantadine — Used as an antiviral agent (especially against influenza virus). Produces some symptomatic relief in Parkinsonism …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • amantadine — /euh man teuh deen /, n. Pharm. a water soluble crystalline substance, C10H17NHCl, used as an antiviral and antiparkinsonian drug. [1960 65; coinage appar. based on the chemical name 1 aminoadamantane; see AMINO , ADAMANTANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • amantadine — noun A polycyclic amine, 1 aminoadamantane, that is an antiviral drug used in the treatment of Parkinsons disease …   Wiktionary

  • amantadine — aman·ta·dine ə mant ə .dēn n a drug administered orally esp. in the form of its hydrochloride C10H17N·HCl to prevent infection (as by the virus causing influenza A) by interfering with virus penetration into host cells and in the treatment of… …   Medical dictionary

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