Does amantadine induce acute psychosis? A case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Xu2016DoesAI,
  title={Does amantadine induce acute psychosis? A case report and literature review},
  author={Wei-juan Xu and Ning Wei and Yi Xu and Shao-hua Hu},
  booktitle={Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Over-the-counter cold medicines, which contain amantadine, are widely used in the People's Republic of China. Clinicians are familiar with the psychosis caused by long-term treatment with amantadine, especially in elderly patients; however, early-onset psychotic complications among healthy young individuals have rarely been reported. CASE PRESENTATION This article reports the case of a 28-year-old patient who presented with hallucination-delusion syndrome soon after treatment with… CONTINUE READING
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