Amantadine is a glutamate antagonist drug with antiviral and mild antiparkinsonian effects. It may be used to treat chronic pain when administered in combination with other drugs. It may be used to treat chronic pain in dogs.
It works by partially blocking a receptor within the central nervous system that is associated with pain pathways.
Legal Category: POM-V
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IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION: this is a Veterinary Prescription Only Medicine (POM-V), which can only be prescribed by a veterinary surgeon, but may be dispensed by another veterinary surgeon or pharmacist.