food interaction for ANTIFLU capsule

alcohol interaction for ANTIFLU capsule

pregnancy interaction for ANTIFLU capsule

lactation interaction for ANTIFLU capsule

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Antiflu 75mg capsule at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Antiflu 75mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR ANTIFLU 75mg capsule

Oseltamivir(75mg)

Antiflu capsule uses

Antiflu 75mg capsule is used in the treatment and prevention of swine flu (h1n1).

How antiflu capsule works

Antiflu 75mg capsule kills the virus by blocking the chemicals required for its growth. Thus stops the virus from spreading in the body.

Common side effects of antiflu capsule

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

SUBSTITUTES FOR ANTIFLU capsule

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Expert advice FOR ANTIFLU capsule

  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to oseltamivir or to any other content in the medicine.
  • Do not take oseltamivir, if you have kidney problems, chronic heart disease, or respiratory problems; or serious medical condition that requires hospitalization.
  • Avoid using oseltamivir, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy after taking the medicine.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you experience mood or behavioral changes while taking the drug.

Frequently asked questions FOR ANTIFLU 75mg capsule

Oseltamivir

Q. Can I take oseltamivir for cold, sinus infection, or sore throat?
Oseltamivir is not indicated for common cold, sinus infection, or sore throat. It is indicated for symptoms of influenza viral infection
Q. Is oseltamivir an antibiotic or a sulfa drug?
Oseltamivir is an anti-influenza drug. It is not an antibiotic or sulfa drug
Q. Can I take oseltamivir with Tylenol, Nyquil, amoxicillin, ibuprofen, Mucinex, or azithromycin?
Oseltamivir can be taken with Tylenol (paracetamol), Nyquil (paracetamol, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, amoxicillin, ibuprofen, Mucinex, or azithromycin only if prescribed by your doctor
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Q. Is oseltamivir available or sold over the counter?
No. Oseltamivir is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Can I take oseltamivir with antibiotics?
Oseltamivir may be taken with antibiotics only if prescribed by the doctor. Consult your doctor before use
Q. Is oseltamivir safe?
Yes. Oseltamivir is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does oseltamivir cause high blood pressure?
Oseltamivir is not expected to cause high blood pressure. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)