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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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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Unless their is an allergy or contraindication to taking it.

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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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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Tamiflu (oseltamivir): Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is used to treat influenza A and/or B in people who have had flu symptoms for 2 days or less. It can also be used as prophylax ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Use to treat: influenza and prophylax for influenza if exposed.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Not at this time.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Flu medication: 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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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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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Oseltamivir: This medication has a half-life of 1 to 3 hours. That means that over this time period 1/2 of the amount of drug present in your body will be excrete ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Relenza (zanamivir): Is another antiviral on the market. But the best treatment for the flu is to not get it. Get a flu shot and which antiviral to use won't be as much ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Every 12 hours: Most prescriptions dispenced by pharmacists in us have directions on the label as prescribed by your doctor and you shpild always read the instruction ... Read More
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

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