If you are:
Only When Necessary:
Precaution: USE NOT RECOMMENDED. MAY CAUSE ADVERSE EFFECTS.
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Increased risk of gastrointestinal and CNS side effects. Decrease dose in elderly nursing home patients.
Giving rimantadine HCL to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Not studied in infants age < 1 year for influenza prophylaxis.