Tamiflu

What is Tamiflu?

Oseltamivir, marketed under the trade name Tamiflu, is an antiviral licensed to prevent or slow the spread of influenza A and influenza B (flu) virus between cells in the body by stopping the virus from chemically cutting ties with its host cell. The drug is taken orally in capsules or as a suspension. It was the first orally active neuraminidase inhibitor commercially developed.

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Hi I've been prescribed Tamiflu after being exposed to Influenza B. I do not have any symptoms and I just got the flu shot 17 days ago. I'm HIV...

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Can use Tamiflu for Influenza B

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1. You mentioned that you are hiv positive and now...

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Is tamiflu approved for a 6 month old infant? My daughter came down with flu symptoms around 2PM today although she had a flu shot. I'm afraid her...

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It is safe

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Yes, FDA has approved safety of Tamiflu in Infants as low and 2...

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I been tested positive for flu I am felling nauseous I have cold sweets taking tamiflu

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Symptomatic relief needed

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Flu cannot be treated with just Tamiflu, symptomatic relief...

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