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 doing the rounds in Egypt

Bird flu doing the rounds in Egypt

British experts baffled by bird flu outbreak

British experts baffled by bird flu outbreak

Brits on high alert as bird flu kills thousands of turkeys

Brits on high alert as bird flu kills thousands of turkeys

Antiviral resistance and the control of pandemic influenza

Antiviral resistance and the control of pandemic influenza

HHS and BioCryst advance development of new influenza drug

HHS and BioCryst advance development of new influenza drug

Bird flu vaccine ready in a year but who will get it first?

Bird flu vaccine ready in a year but who will get it first?

Canada says warnings needed on bird flu drug Tamiflu

Canada says warnings needed on bird flu drug Tamiflu

Roche says Tamiflu still number one drug for fighting bird flu

Roche says Tamiflu still number one drug for fighting bird flu

New bird flu drug will provide new line of defence

New bird flu drug will provide new line of defence

Experts say Britain vulnerable to bird flu pandemic

Experts say Britain vulnerable to bird flu pandemic

Tamiflu to carry warning about abnormal behaviour

Tamiflu to carry warning about abnormal behaviour

Bird flu back again in Egypt

Bird flu back again in Egypt

Another case of bird flu strikes Indonesia

Another case of bird flu strikes Indonesia

When it comes to the flu, antivirals far more effective than antibiotics

When it comes to the flu, antivirals far more effective than antibiotics

Sydney bird flu suspect may be just another drug mule

Sydney bird flu suspect may be just another drug mule

Bird flu strikes again in Thailand

Bird flu strikes again in Thailand

Bird flu flys into Egypt again

Bird flu flys into Egypt again

So far no bird flu cluster in Indonesian village

So far no bird flu cluster in Indonesian village

Chink in the armour of H5N1 bird flu virus

Chink in the armour of H5N1 bird flu virus

Bird flu cluster suspected in Indonesian village

Bird flu cluster suspected in Indonesian village