Selvi is an antiviral medicine used to treat and prevent influenza (flu) as well as, swine flu (H1N1 virus). It helps to relieve the symptoms of the flu... View More
Uses of Selvi
Side effects of Selvi
How to use Selvi
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Selvi may be taken with or without food, but it i... View More
How Selvi works
Selvi is a neuraminidase inhibitor. It inhibits neuraminidase (influenza virus enzyme) that helps the viruses to enter into uninfected cells of the body... View More
What if you forget to take Selvi?
If you miss a dose of Selvi, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your reg... View More
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort. Cap may be opened & mixed w/ sweetened food products eg chocolate syr,... View More
Oral Treatment of Influenza A and B Adult: 75 mg bid for 5 days. Initiate w/in 2 days of onset of symptoms. Prophylaxis of influenza A and B Adult... View More
Influenza A and B Treatment <2 weeks: Safety and efficacy not established for treatment Aged 2 weeks to <1 year 3 mg/kg PO BID x5 days >1 year ... View More
Renal impairment: Haemodialysis patient: 30 mg after each dialysis session. Peritoneal dialysis patient: 30 mg as a single dose. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage R... View More
Hypersensitivity. Severe renal impairment.
Mode of Action
Oseltamivir is a prodrug of oseltamivir carboxylate (OC). OC is a potent selective competitive inhibitor of neuraminidase (an enzyme required for viral ... View More
Patient w/ resp disease, chronic cardiac disease. Renal and severe hepatic impairment. Immunocompromised patient. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Monit... View More
1-10% Abdominal pain,Conjunctivitis,Ear disorder,Epistaxis,Insomnia,Nausea,Vomiting,Vertigo <1% Aggravation of diabetes,Anemia,Arrhythmia,Confusion... View More
May potentially inhibit replication of influenza virus in live/attenuated influenza virus vaccine.
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