Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) 75mg capsules

Mfg: Roche Pharmaceuticals

Indication(s):  Treatment of uncomplicated acute illness due to influenza infection in adults who have been symptomatic for no more than 2 days (influenza A and B).

Administration:  75mg twice daily for 5 days.  Begin treatment within 2 days of onset of influenza symptoms.

Pharmacology:  Neuraminidase inhibition of influenza virus.

WebRx Editorial Notes:  Most effective when taken early on (within 2 days of symptom onset).  Better tolerated when taken with food.  Tamiflu is not a substitute for a flu shot.  Tamiflu is not recommended for children under the age of 18 years at this time.  For more information on "The Flu" (Influenza) visit the CDC website.  To see a comparison chart to distinguish a cold from the flu follow this link.

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