Amantadine revisited: an open trial of amantadinesulfate treatment in chronically depressed patients with Borna disease virus infection.

@article{Ferszt1999AmantadineRA,
  title={Amantadine revisited: an open trial of amantadinesulfate treatment in chronically depressed patients with Borna disease virus infection.},
  author={Ron Ferszt and Karoline K{\"u}hl and Liv Bode and Emanuel Severus and Brooke Winzer and Anne Berghoefer and G Beelitz and Bonita Brodhun and Bruno Mueller-Oerlinghausen and Hanns Ludwig},
  journal={Pharmacopsychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          142-7
        }
}
Amantadinesulfate is a well known substance which has proven useful in the treatment and prophylaxis of viral infections, in treating symptoms of Parkinson's disease, cocaine dependence, and apathy in multiple sclerosis. It has also been reported as having mild antidepressive effects not sufficient to warrant its use as an antidepressant. Striking antidepressive effects in some patients have been attributed to its antiviral activity against human Borna disease virus (BDV) infection which is… CONTINUE READING
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