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Fraser, MI
A 35-year-old female asked:

my son hasthe flu for 6 days should i take tamiflu (oseltamivir) ? i started symptoms 2 days ago cough sore throat no fever yet . i did have the tummy flu a few day

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Dr. Shari Claude
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: You have probably missed the window for Tamiflu (oseltamivir). It works best if taken within 48hrs of the first symptoms of the flu.

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Last updated Mar 2, 2016

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