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.
Experts warn of dangers of swine flu with almost 10,000 now infected, forecasts 4.9 billion doses needed

Experts warn of dangers of swine flu with almost 10,000 now infected, forecasts 4.9 billion doses needed

Simple interventions could contain flu spread – focus on children

Simple interventions could contain flu spread – focus on children

Swine flu could come round again!

Swine flu could come round again!

Africa prepares for possible H1N1 flu outbreak amid concerns about HIV/AIDS, other diseases

Africa prepares for possible H1N1 flu outbreak amid concerns about HIV/AIDS, other diseases

Swine flu: Action and response from the Cochrane Library

Swine flu: Action and response from the Cochrane Library

Panic buying of flu drug results in rationing

Panic buying of flu drug results in rationing

HIV-positive people worldwide at increased risk of the H1N1 flu

HIV-positive people worldwide at increased risk of the H1N1 flu

Influenza A (H1N1) swine flu update

Influenza A (H1N1) swine flu update

World Health Organisation says wash your hands and sing 'Happy Birthday' twice to avoid swine flu

World Health Organisation says wash your hands and sing 'Happy Birthday' twice to avoid swine flu

Warning on fraudulent 2009 H1N1 influenza products

Warning on fraudulent 2009 H1N1 influenza products

Research model shows best way to deal with a flu pandemic

Research model shows best way to deal with a flu pandemic

Sebelius, Obama take action on swine flu

Sebelius, Obama take action on swine flu

So far Australia clear of swine flu

So far Australia clear of swine flu

Flu pandemic long overdue

Flu pandemic long overdue

Swine flu pandemic threat puts the world on high alert

Swine flu pandemic threat puts the world on high alert

Safety of bird flu drug Tamiflu in children questioned

Safety of bird flu drug Tamiflu in children questioned

Hovione's TwinCaps inhaler in phase III trials for influenza

Hovione's TwinCaps inhaler in phase III trials for influenza

Influenza A's resistance to drug Tamiflu increasing

Influenza A's resistance to drug Tamiflu increasing

Scientists identify human monoclonal antibodies effective against bird flu

Scientists identify human monoclonal antibodies effective against bird flu

Widespread antiviral drug use can accelerate the evolution of drug resistance in viruses

Widespread antiviral drug use can accelerate the evolution of drug resistance in viruses