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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of amantadine HCl oral.

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115 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
6/2/2012 12:12:33 PM

Reviewer: kneady, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I been taking Amantadine since 2000. I found it takes about 2 hours to work, also the emptier my stomach the better. So no breakfast for me.

Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
5/20/2012 4:40:35 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started Jan 5, 2012 and now have purple blotches all over, red rash from knees to ankles, and extreme swollen ankles that hurt/burn feeling. I stopped May 5th per doctor, still having NO let up of the purple blotches, rash and swelling. I'm going back to provigil even though it's sooooo expensive, it did work for me before trying the amantadine which was way more affordable, but, I'm ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
4/29/2012 10:30:55 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Fatigue has been a huge issue for me. This medication has been helpful is restoring energy to my life.

Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
1/31/2012 7:06:17 PM

Reviewer: mMSandRAundercontrol, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Was completely disabled at 35 years of age with two children still at home to support. Various diet, lifestyle, viatmin, mineral and overall boosting of my immune system trials got me back on my feet. Amantadine got me back to work. Fifteen solid years in IT program management. The increase in stamina was nearly miraculous for me. Guess the auto-immune approach did not make sense for me as my earl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
1/29/2012 3:57:59 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Has not helped at all with fatigue if anything I am worse

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