Pediatric and Off-Label Indications for Symmetrel
Symmetrel Uses in ChildrenSymmetrel is approved to treat or prevent the flu in children as young as one year old. However, it is not approved for other uses in children.
Off-Label Symmetrel UsesOn occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Symmetrel for treating something other than the conditions discussed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, there is some interest in using Symmetrel off-label to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and chronic hepatitis C.