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Can tamiflu (oseltamivir) be used for the flu when I also have a dental abscess?

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Dr. Marc Serota
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

There shouldn't be a reason you can't take tamiflu (oseltamivir) while having/being treated for a dental abscess.
You need to start tamiflu (oseltamivir) within 72 hours of symptoms to be effective so you may already be out of the window of it being useful. Double check any other meds you're on with your doctor to make sure there aren't any interactions with each other before starting any new med though.

In brief: Yes

There shouldn't be a reason you can't take tamiflu (oseltamivir) while having/being treated for a dental abscess.
You need to start tamiflu (oseltamivir) within 72 hours of symptoms to be effective so you may already be out of the window of it being useful. Double check any other meds you're on with your doctor to make sure there aren't any interactions with each other before starting any new med though.
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