Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) News and Research

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Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) is an antiviral drug approved for treatment of uncomplicated influenza A and B in patients 1 year of age or older. It is also approved for prophylaxis (prevention) of influenza in people 13 years or older after household contact or at high risk for exposure during influenza season. Tamiflu is one of a group of anti-influenza drugs called neuraminidase inhibitors that act by blocking the viral enzyme neuraminidase which helps the influenza virus invade cells in the respiratory tract.
Members of Blue Shield of California to receive administrative costs of the H1N1 virus vaccine

Members of Blue Shield of California to receive administrative costs of the H1N1 virus vaccine

Adamas Pharmaceuticals forges agreement with U.S. Naval Health Research Center for evaluating triple combination antiviral drug

Adamas Pharmaceuticals forges agreement with U.S. Naval Health Research Center for evaluating triple combination antiviral drug

George Rehm and David Mahoney joins Adamas' Board of Directors

George Rehm and David Mahoney joins Adamas' Board of Directors

Tamiflu-resistant swine flu identified along Texas-Mexico border

Tamiflu-resistant swine flu identified along Texas-Mexico border

Virulence of pandemic H1N1 virus analyzed

Virulence of pandemic H1N1 virus analyzed

U.S. moves forward with preparations for H1N1 vaccination campaign

U.S. moves forward with preparations for H1N1 vaccination campaign

Obama cabinet members meet Thursday for H1N1 preparedness summit

Obama cabinet members meet Thursday for H1N1 preparedness summit

WHO to recommend countries stop testing for H1N1

WHO to recommend countries stop testing for H1N1

International health experts hold two-day H1N1 meeting

International health experts hold two-day H1N1 meeting

Concern over case of drug resistant swine flu

Concern over case of drug resistant swine flu

U.S. Vaccine Advisory Committee considers response to H1N1 spread

U.S. Vaccine Advisory Committee considers response to H1N1 spread

Swine flu tally has U.S. top and Australia 6th

Swine flu tally has U.S. top and Australia 6th

H1N1 spread continues worldwide; first death in Asia confirmed

H1N1 spread continues worldwide; first death in Asia confirmed

Reuters examines WHO efforts to fight H1N1 in developing countries

Reuters examines WHO efforts to fight H1N1 in developing countries

Research finds Tamiflu and Relenza relatively safe for use in pregnancy

Research finds Tamiflu and Relenza relatively safe for use in pregnancy

90 per cent of the world's population won't have access to antivirals in pandemic - generic drugs may help though

90 per cent of the world's population won't have access to antivirals in pandemic - generic drugs may help though

Congress unlikely to approve Obama's request for additional flu money, majority leader says

Congress unlikely to approve Obama's request for additional flu money, majority leader says

Australian swine flu toll climbs but expert says threat is over-hyped

Australian swine flu toll climbs but expert says threat is over-hyped

Arthritis drug Abatacept may be effective in fighting the flu

Arthritis drug Abatacept may be effective in fighting the flu

Scientists map sequence mutations of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus

Scientists map sequence mutations of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus