Uses Tamiflu 75mg?
Tamiflu 75mg Oseltamivir is used to treat symptoms caused by the flu virus (influenza). It helps make the symptoms (such as stuffy nose, cough, sore throat, fever/chills, aches, tiredness) less severe and shortens the recovery time by 1-2 days.
How to use Tamiflu 75mg?
Take this medication by mouth with or without food. You may take it with food or milk to minimise stomach upset. Take this medication as soon as flu symptoms appear or as soon as possible after you have been exposed to the flu. Tamiflu 75mg works best if you start taking it within 2 days of either of these events.
If you have the flu, take oseltamivir as directed by your doctor, usually twice a day for 5 days.
To prevent the flu, take oseltamivir as directed by your doctor, usually once a day for at least 10 days. Follow your doctor’s instructions for how long to take this medicine.
Tamiflu 75mg Side Effects
Nausea and vomiting may occur. If either of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
The flu itself or oseltamivir may rarely cause serious mental/mood changes. This may be more likely in children. Tell your doctor right away of any signs of unusual behaviour, including: confusion, agitation, self-injury.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including:
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat),
- Severe dizziness,
- Trouble Breathing.