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
1 doctor answer
Dr. Kristi Woods answered
22 years experience Pediatrics
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.
Answered on May 9, 2014
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