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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
Pediatrics

In brief: No

You have probably missed the window for Tamiflu (oseltamivir).
It works best if taken within 48hrs of the first symptoms of the flu.

In brief: 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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