Amantadine hydrochloride is designated chemically as 1-adamantanamine
hydrochloride. Its molecular weight is 187.71 with a molecular formula
Amantadine hydrochloride is a stable white or nearly white crystalline
powder, freely soluble in water and soluble in alcohol and in chloroform.
Amantadine has pharmacological actions as both an anti-Parkinson and
an antiviral drug.
Each capsule intended for oral administration contains 100 mg amantadine
hydrochloride and the following inactive ingredients: Croscarmellose sodium,
Ethylcellulose, FD&C Blue 1, FD&C Red 40, Gelatin, Magnesium stearate,
Methylparaben, Microcrystalline cellulose, Pregelatinized starch, Propylparaben,
Silicon dioxide, Sodium lauryl sulfate and Titanium dioxide.