My doctor has suggested to use the TAMIFLU, but left the usage to my desicion, looking for information on possible risk for the unborn due to this. Doctor did the flu test which was negative, but as the sympotms are close he prescribed the medicine.
Thanks for query,
If epidemic of swine flu is there and test is positive then and then it should be given as your wife is pregnant.Otherwise it should be avoided.
Routinely if given to be on safe side is ok but not in pregnancy.
Have second opinion.
Ok and bye.
I am surprised how can the doctor prescribe but leave the use to your decision. I have done the same research few weeks back about tamiflu in pregnancy. the company that makes Tamiflu says the drug has nnot been studied well enough in pregnant woemn. Basically that means they dont know what will be effect of the drug on unborm baby, Like many other drug, it is given a pregnancy category C, which means if it is really really necessary for mom's health, it can be given. In your wife's case, since the flu test has come negative, u should probably avoid the drug unless she looks really sick. What r her symptoms like..??
You found this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer.
For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
I am having throat infection from a number of days. I am not having any headache. Not having any pain in the body. Not having any nauseatic feeling. Not having any other thing but just throat pain and a bit of fever. Am i having swine flu? I want to know about it..! Can anyone help me on this?
My 5 year old daughter was admitted with severe fever and pneumonia.Later though, it wasnt confirmed, but she became better after treating for H1N1 flu.Now she has atrial standstill.P waves are absent in her ECG.Could swine flu be the reason for it?She never had any symptoms of heart disease in the past.
Have I Swine Flu? I have a chesty cough with phlagme......kinda high temperature however symptoms are controlled well under paracetemol. Crucially I have no vomitting, I have a good appetite also. Is it Swine Flu, Seasonal Flu or just a very bad cold Thanks
we went to urgent care this morning, they couldn t find anything wrong with my daughter. She is 15 months old and 22 lbs. She has had a fever of 103-104 all day. She has blotchy skin all over her body, she s lethargic, and is too young to take tamiflu. is there any point in taking her to the er, or should i just stay home and ride it out?
My 7 year old daughter has been having involuntary diarrhea (mainly at night going in her underwear)) for the past three weeks and she has had a few solid poops in that time. She contracted the flu in week 2 of this and was prescribed tamiflu. she seems to be over the flu and finished the tamiflu a week ago but the diarrhea continues. She is running 100 degree fever and seems tired but other than that no other symptoms she eats and drinks water fine no nausea no stomach pains I will call her doctor to schedule an appointment tomorrow thank you for any help her doctor thought it could just be allergies but im no sure just worried
I just got off of tamiflu two days ago and now have an anti biotic for a sinus infection. On the 4th day of the tamiflu I had blood in my stool and now 3 days later I had more blood in my stool and I threw up and had stomach cramps. I did feel some relief after throwing up and eating yogurt. Should I be worried about this and should I go to the hospital or is it just from meds?
My age is 79 years. The comprehensive blood tests done in July showed readings of everything within normal ranges - for example: TLC 7700, SGOT 17, SGPT 21, Alk Phosphatase 87, GGTP 49. I took the flu vaccine shot a month ago. A few days ago while...
hi my mother 56 years of age was diagnosed with swine flu 9 days back and since then she was hospitalized and was under treatment of swine flu. yesterday she was discharged based on CT scan (enclosing) . she was advised medicines for a week...
can I get a prescription online? My son returned from a lengthy trip and we shook hands upon his arrival home. The next day he goes to the doctor and test reveal that he has the flu. that was two days ago. now I feel very tired and fatigued, have...
Week before last I was diagnosed with the flu. I was given Tamiflu and yes it did the trick. But due to the coughing I thought I pulled a muscle in my lower right ribs. I no longer cough but the pain in my ribs are still there. Now I have developed diarrhea which is nothing but yellow bile. I had gallbladder surgery 2 years ago, but still have the gallbladder. What should I do? I don't feel sick, just tired and sore.