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

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Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
2/25/2011 12:43:35 PM

Reviewer: Penelope, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking Amantadine about a week ago , and I am already feeling alot less fatique By 3:00 I am usually very tired and now I am not .

Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
8/29/2010 7:26:10 PM

Reviewer: putter, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I play golf and find this medication affects my body in the sun and heat. Very week feeling like a piece of spaghetti and am unable to continue playing. As for the fatigue, hasn't helped much. Am still as tired as before the medication.

Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
8/29/2010 1:46:49 AM

Reviewer: Momecat, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this for about 6 months, 100 mg twice a day. I take one in the morning and the second around noon. It works so so, better than the provigil I was on before it, but there are some days I wish I could add a third pill to my day.

Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
8/17/2010 1:27:56 PM

Reviewer: poocha30, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Amantadine for approx 10 yrs. The effect has decreased some, but have found that while I take this first thing in the AM, I also take Provigil around 12:00 and Amantadine again at 4:00. That way there is no lapse in energy. Each drug without the other, did not do the trick. Years ago, Amantadine was presribed as an anti-viral, and I did found that as an added bonus, I have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis
4/3/2010 11:35:10 PM

Reviewer: glowron, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This medication was prescribed for fatigue. I found especially over time that it was not satisfactory in its performance. I did not seem to suffer from any side effects while taking this medication. My dose was one 100mg tablet twice a day, morning and at noon.

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