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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Aviflu. Please consult your doctor.
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Aviflu may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing ... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aviflu is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Aviflu does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Aviflu should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aviflu may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Aviflu should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aviflu may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited i... View More
Aviflu 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 fl... View More
Uses of Aviflu
- Influenza (flu)
Side effects of Aviflu
- Abdominal pain
How to use Aviflu
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aviflu may be taken with or without food, but it ... View More
How Aviflu works
Aviflu is a neuraminidase inhibitor. It inhibits neuraminidase (influenza virus enzyme) that helps the viruses to enter into uninfected cells of the bod... View More
What if you forget to take Aviflu?
If you miss a dose of Aviflu, 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 re... View More
- Aviflu helps in the treatment and prevention of flu.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the symptoms of flu to come back.
- Take it as soon as possible, ideally within two days of starting of flu symptoms.
- Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
- It is not a substitute for flu vaccination. You might be prescribed both by your doctor.
- Inform your doctor if you notice any changes in mood or behaviour, especially in children and adolescents.
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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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More