TAMIFLU OSTELAMVIR 75MG CAPSULES 10S

KSh5,335.00

Oseltamivir is used to treat some types of influenza infection (‘flu’) in adults, children, and infants (older than 2 weeks of age) who have had symptoms of the flu for no longer than 2 days.

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INDICATIONS.

According to FDA prescribing information, oseltamivir is indicated for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated illness due to influenza A and B infection in patients 2 weeks of age and older who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours

DOSAGE.

Oseltamivir hard capsules and Tamiflu suspension are bioequivalent formulations. 75 mg doses can be administered as either

– one 75 mg capsule or

– one 30 mg capsule plus one 45 mg capsule or

– by administering one 30 mg dose plus one 45 mg dose of suspension.

Commercially manufactured Tamiflu powder for oral suspension (6 mg/ml) is the preferred product for paediatric and adult patients who have difficulties swallowing capsules or where lower doses are needed.

Adults, and adolescents 13 years and over

Treatment : The recommended oral dose is 75 mg oseltamivir twice daily for 5 days for adolescents (13 to 17 years of age) and adults.

ADVERSE EFFECTS.

Conjunctivitis

Ear disorder

Epistaxis

Insomnia

Nausea

Vomiting

Vertigo

Aggravation of diabetes

Anemia

Arrhythmia

Confusion

Delirium

Hemorrhagic colitis

Hepatitis

Humerus fracture

Peritonsillar abscess

Pneumonia

Pseudomembranous colitis

Pyrexia

Rash

Seizure

Transaminases increased

Toxic epidermal necrolysis

Unstable angina

Swelling of face or tongue

Hypothermia

Diaper rash (2 weeks to <1 year of age)

Dermatitis

Urticaria

Eczema

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Erythema multiforme

Gastrointestinal bleeding

Abnormal liver function tests

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