- a water-soluble crystalline substance, C10H17NHCl, used as an antiviral and antiparkinsonian drug.
Origin of amantadine
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- an antiviral drug used in the treatment of some types of influenza and to reduce some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Word Origin for amantadine
C20: a blend of amine + adamantane the chemical compound from which it is derived
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