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Amantadine is an analgesic as well as antiviral drug sometimes used in canine medicine.

This drug is primarily used as an adjunct therapy in dogs with refractory chronic osteoarthritis[1].

Recommended dose rate in dogs is 3 - 5 mg/kg given orally once daily.


  1. Lascelles BD et al (2008) Amantadine in a multimodal analgesic regimen for alleviation of refractory osteoarthritis pain in dogs. J Vet Intern Med 22(1):53-59