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Im roughly 8 weeks pregnant can i take tamiflu (oseltamivir) for horrible flu like symptoms i have had going on for close to a week now?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Contact your OB MD

Every question of this nature during your pregnancy should be directed to your treating OB MD who will be caring for you and your baby throughout this gestation and will handle any complications of medication use.

In brief: Contact your OB MD

Every question of this nature during your pregnancy should be directed to your treating OB MD who will be caring for you and your baby throughout this gestation and will handle any complications of medication use.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Tamiflu is safe for use in pregnancy. It is not Flu season yet in most parts of the country so testing should be done to determine the cause. Don’t forget you annual flu shot to

In brief: See your doctor

Avoid any medications during pregnancy.
See your doctor for concerns of a flu like illness during pregnancy. It has been a week.If it is allergies you want to know. First trimester is a crucial time. Obviously takes precautions with exposure to mosquito areas as well. Last tamiflu (oseltamivir) only good during first 48 of illness not a week into it.

In brief: See your doctor

Avoid any medications during pregnancy.
See your doctor for concerns of a flu like illness during pregnancy. It has been a week.If it is allergies you want to know. First trimester is a crucial time. Obviously takes precautions with exposure to mosquito areas as well. Last tamiflu (oseltamivir) only good during first 48 of illness not a week into it.
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