Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

relenza

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Reznick
50 years experience in 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
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 41-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
1
1 thank
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Relenaza prescriptio: The answer is a simple 'yes'.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Effective: It should be effective if the expiration date is not past and the medicine has been properly stored.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Its a prescription medication, so ask your md.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in 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.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: I do this often for my patients who travel or are at high risk. Ask your physician for this.
1
1 thank
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Partly: It may shorten the course of illness by a couple of days if started early in the course of infection.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in 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 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Day: Have a nice day.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month