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.
Vietnamese researchers say bird flu already resisant to Tamiflu

Vietnamese researchers say bird flu already resisant to Tamiflu

Teenage suicides and Tamiflu - is there a link?

Teenage suicides and Tamiflu - is there a link?

Another bird flu death as $1 billion plan revealed to fight virus

Another bird flu death as $1 billion plan revealed to fight virus

Bird flu drug combo could extend supplies

Bird flu drug combo could extend supplies

Bush wants $7bn to fight bird flu

Bush wants $7bn to fight bird flu

George Bush needs more money to cope with bird flu

George Bush needs more money to cope with bird flu

Roche seeking others to make Tamiflu bird flu drug

Roche seeking others to make Tamiflu bird flu drug

Disaster experts meet in Australia to discuss bird flu

Disaster experts meet in Australia to discuss bird flu

Two new bird flu deaths suspected in Vietnam, two more sick

Two new bird flu deaths suspected in Vietnam, two more sick

Top officials say public should not panic over bird flu

Top officials say public should not panic over bird flu

Counterfeit Tamiflu drug a very real threat

Counterfeit Tamiflu drug a very real threat

EU considers a ban on the import of live wild birds

EU considers a ban on the import of live wild birds

Taiwan to produce its' own version of Tamiflu

Taiwan to produce its' own version of Tamiflu

Avian flu and planning for pandemic

Avian flu and planning for pandemic

Patents no problem say Roche when it comes to speeding up production of Tamiflu

Patents no problem say Roche when it comes to speeding up production of Tamiflu

As Europe panics, global co-operation urged in the fight against birdflu

As Europe panics, global co-operation urged in the fight against birdflu

Greece and Croatia test for bird flu, while Europe gets more jittery

Greece and Croatia test for bird flu, while Europe gets more jittery

Strain of avian influenza highly resistant to Tamiflu

Strain of avian influenza highly resistant to Tamiflu

Avian influenza and the U.S

Avian influenza and the U.S

Drug company donates bird flu vaccine to World Health Organization

Drug company donates bird flu vaccine to World Health Organization