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A 31-year-old female asked:

Can one still get the flu if taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) to prevent it? my husband had it last wkend, i took full script, have fever of101..5&headaches since tues

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Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Can still have flu: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) decreases the possibility of infection but you could have been infected with the flu before even starting the medicine, but just had not started showing symptoms yet.

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