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relenza diskhaler medication

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
When used properly.: Their usefulness is limited to influenza (real flu, not "flu-like illness") if used in the first 48 hours of the illness.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Reznick
50 years experience Family Medicine
Very Effective: Relenza (zanamivir) is a treatment for influenza(flu) that is administered by inhaler. Dose is 2 puffs twice a day for 5 days. It is an alternative to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anas Wardeh
Specializes in Pulmonology
Bronchospasm: in general, Relenza (zanamivir) is a safe drug except in asthmatic who are poorly controlled. the drug itself does not cause bronchospasm rather the p ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Relenaza prescriptio: The answer is a simple 'yes'.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Effective: It should be effective if the expiration date is not past and the medicine has been properly stored.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Its a prescription medication, so ask your md.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: I do this often for my patients who travel or are at high risk. Ask your physician for this.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Partly: It may shorten the course of illness by a couple of days if started early in the course of infection.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I would: Although you need to start them in the first 48hrs , these meds do reduce the replication of flu germs and for many make the illness more tolerable. F ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
No refill here: need to get refill from your primary care doctor.

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