OSELTAMIVIR - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Tamiflu
Phonetic Pronunciation: (oss-el-TAM-eh-veer)
Information last revised May 2010
What does OSELTAMIVIR - ORAL look like?
Tamiflu 75 mg Cap
Tamiflu 30 mg Cap
Tamiflu 45 mg Cap
Oseltamivir is used to treat symptoms caused by the flu virus (influenza). It helps make the symptoms (e.g., stuffy nose, cough, sore throat, fever/chills, aches, tiredness) less severe and shortens the recovery time by 1-2 days. This medication is also used to prevent the flu if you have been exposed to someone who already has the flu (e.g., sick household member). This medication works by stopping the flu virus from growing. It is not a substitute for the flu vaccine. (See Notes)
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