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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes you should take your baby to an ER.....Needs to have ellectrolyes ....and symptoms are disturbing Hope this helps Good luck hope he/she gets bet ... Read More
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you cannot reach your doctor pretty soon, go to the ER.
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: he is not taking enough fluids and is likely becoming seriously dehydrated.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Riefler
39 years experience Infectious Disease
An antiviral drug : The brand name is tamiflu (oseltamivir). It is a prodrug, which means it is inactive until metabolized by a person's body into the active form. It blo ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Oseltamivir: Is an antiviral active against most strains of influenza and may be used for prevention or treatment.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Antiviral: Used in cases where acute influenza is suspected, this medication is dosed twice daily for 5 days. It may also be used as prophylaxis, when a person a ... Read More
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Anti influenza med: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is for treating people 1 year and older with influenza (flu) whose symptoms started within the last 2 days. Tamiflu (oseltamivir ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahaveer Mukkamalla
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There is no drug to prevent flu completely, even the vaccine. They decrease the severity of symptoms such body aches, malaise etc. Tamiflu (oseltamivi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It could be either.: Bronchitiis has been associated with tamiflu (oseltamivir). Would stop tamiflu (oseltamivir) and call your Dr.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) usually works best if started the first day or 2 of illness, but only helps 70% of those taking it in this way. It soesn't kill ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
17 years experience Pediatrics
Yes Tamiflu (oseltamivir) does wor: The latest CDC information recommends Tamiflu (oseltamivir) to decrease the severity, duration, spread, and complications of influenza.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Tamiflu (oseltamivir): Tamillu is general recognized as safe, however there are some people who react to tamiflu (oseltamivir) with minor or major reactions that can be very ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
At symptom start: Tamiflu is for treating people 1 year and older with influenza (flu) whose symptoms started within the last two days. Tamiflu can also reduce the chan ... Read More
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