Tamiflu 75 Mg
PACKING : 1 X 10 CAPSULE
GENERIC : OSELTAMIVIR
What is Tamiflu?
Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is an antiviral medication that blocks the actions of influenza virus types A and B in your body.
It is used to treat influenza in people 2 weeks of age and older who have had flu symptoms for 2 days or less. Oseltamivir may also be given to prevent influenza in people who are at least 1 year old, who may be exposed but do not yet have symptoms. Tamiflu will not treat the common cold.
Tamiflu may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How should I take Tamiflu?
Take Tamiflu exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Start taking Tamiflu as soon as possible after flu symptoms appear, such as fever, chills, muscle aches, sore throat, and runny or stuffy nose.
Take the capsule with a full glass of water.
Shake the oral suspension (liquid) well just before you measure a dose. Measure the liquid with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.
You may open the Tamiflu capsule and sprinkle the medicine into a sweet liquid (corn syrup, chocolate syrup, brown sugar dissolved in water) to make swallowing easier. Swallow the mixture right away without chewing. Do not save for later use. Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using this method to prepare an Tamiflu dose for a child who is younger than 13 years old or weighs less than 88 pounds.
it may be taken with food or milk if it upsets your stomach.
To treat flu symptoms: Take it every 12 hours for 5 days.
To prevent flu symptoms: Take it every 24 hours for 10 days or as prescribed. Follow your doctor’s instructions.
Use this medication for the entire length of time prescribed by your doctor. Your symptoms may get better before the infection is completely treated. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.
Store These capsules at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Store the liquid medicine in the refrigerator but do not freeze. Throw away any unused liquid after 17 days.
The liquid may also be stored at cool room temperature for up to 10 days