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.
Bird flu becoming more resistant to antivirals

Bird flu becoming more resistant to antivirals

GlaxoSmithKline ready to supply Biota's Relenza to meet CDC recommendations

GlaxoSmithKline ready to supply Biota's Relenza to meet CDC recommendations

Study looks at Tamiflu resistance in influenza viruses caused by environmental contamination

Study looks at Tamiflu resistance in influenza viruses caused by environmental contamination

Discovery of new drug candidates to combat bird flu

Discovery of new drug candidates to combat bird flu

Bird flu pandemic would require multi-drug approach

Bird flu pandemic would require multi-drug approach

Another outbreak of bird flu in Seoul - all poultry in the city culled

Another outbreak of bird flu in Seoul - all poultry in the city culled

Bird flu pandemic risk just as real and probably growing

Bird flu pandemic risk just as real and probably growing

Bird flu pandemic risk just as real and probably growing

Bird flu pandemic risk just as real and probably growing

Purdue's new vaccine under development may provide protection against highly pathogenic bird flu

Purdue's new vaccine under development may provide protection against highly pathogenic bird flu

Another bird flu death in Egypt - death toll now 22

Another bird flu death in Egypt - death toll now 22

New method to detect fake Tamiflu

New method to detect fake Tamiflu

WHO warns Aussies to prepare for deadly flu

WHO warns Aussies to prepare for deadly flu

Another bird flu case in Egypt...

Another bird flu case in Egypt...

Roche on Tamiflu label revision

Roche on Tamiflu label revision

ISG15 protein inhibits Ebola from reaching out to infect neighboring cells

ISG15 protein inhibits Ebola from reaching out to infect neighboring cells

Warning of psychiatric side effects with flu drug Tamiflu

Warning of psychiatric side effects with flu drug Tamiflu

Amantadine and rimantadine for influenza A in children and the elderly

Amantadine and rimantadine for influenza A in children and the elderly

Fifth swan tests positive for bird flu in Britain

Fifth swan tests positive for bird flu in Britain

Four die of bird flu in Egypt in less than a week

Four die of bird flu in Egypt in less than a week

Brits gear up for pandemic while FDA warns about flu jabs side-effects

Brits gear up for pandemic while FDA warns about flu jabs side-effects