Symmetrel Capsules

Active ingredients: Amantadine

Product name and form

Symmetrel capsules 100mg.

Pharmaceutical Form

Brownish-red, hard gelatin capsules imprinted SYMM in white on both cap and body.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Amantadine hydrochloride PhEur 100mg.

Active Ingredient
Description

Amantadine has been shown to be a low affinity antagonist at the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) subtype of glutamate receptors. Overactivity of glutamatergic neurotransmission has been implicated in the generation of parkinsonian symptoms. In addition, amantadine specifically inhibits the replication of influenza A viruses at low concentrations.

List of Excipients

Lactose
Polyvinylpyrrolidone
Magnesium stearate
Red iron oxide (E172)
Titanium dioxide (E171)
Gelatin
Monogramming ink S1-7085 White containing Titanium Dioxide (E171), Ammonium Hydroxide 28%, Propylene Glycol (E1520), Simethicone
or SB-0007P White Ink containing: Shellac, Propylene Gylcol, Sodium Hydroxide, Povidone, Titanium Dixoide (E171).

Pack sizes and marketing

Aluminium/PVdC blister packs of 56 capsules.

Marketing Authorization Holder
Authorization Dates

Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Avonbridge House
Bath Road
Chippenham
Wiltshire
SN15 2BB

26 June 1998

Marketing authorization number:

PL16853/0015

Drugs

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Countries
Australia, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Singapore