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Can You Take Tamiflu With Tylenol
The brand name is tamiflu (oseltamivir). It is a prodrug, which means it is inactive until metabolized by a person's body into the active form. It blocks neuraminidase, an enzyme in influenza virus; by doing this, it prevents the flu virus from detaching from the host cell and slows the spread of the virus. It comes in a tablet form, as ...Read more
Hi I'm 8wks pregnant. I have the flu. The doc said to take tylenol (acetaminophen) & I've gotten contradicting answers about tamiflu being safe to take. Is it?
My 7 year old had the flu. She is on tamiflu. She has had 3 doses already. But still high fever. Treatment w tylenol (acetaminophen). When will I see improvements?
Any NEW Symptoms?: Your child has only had three doses, which means a day and a half at best. Flu symtoms are going to last longer than that, even with the tamiflu. It's not like tylenol (acetaminophen) where the med works an hour later. It just shortens the total length of illness. Don't ignore new or worsening symptoms though - I've had a couple of patients who developed pneumonia or ear infections as complications. Rest, fluid! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I'm 25 weeks pregnant and I have the flu a my doctor put me on tamiflu. I have a fever of 100.6 that isn't responding to Tylenol (acetaminophen) what to do?
Adequate dose: You are taking 1000mg 4 times a day? Try cold compress and cool shower ...Read more
Yes: They are commonly used together.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I take promethazine with tamiflu (oseltamivir)? I feel nauseous. I've also been taking acetaminophen and ibuprofen.
Have the flu. Just noticed blood in my stool. It's red, not black. Been taking lots of acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Also took tamiflu (oseltamivir).
Should be fine: No real problem here.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is OK, however, there is a long list of medications and foods that can interact with simvastatin, including antiviral medications, seizure medications, antibiotics - esp. erythromycin family, citrus - esp. Grapefruit, stomach medications, some psychiatric medications, other cholesterol medications, some heart medications, etc. Check your medication list with your doctor. ...Read more
Bad drug: Liver and kidney toxic, better to avoid. ...Read more
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