Symmetrel Capsules (2011)
Active ingredients: Amantadine
Product Name and Form
Symmetrel capsules 100mg.
Brownish-red, hard gelatin capsules imprinted SYMM in white on both cap and body.
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
Amantadine hydrochloride PhEur 100mg.
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.
Red iron oxide (E172)
Titanium dioxide (E171)
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.
Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd
26 June 1998