Fluvir 12mg Syrup

Hetero Drugs Ltd

Composition for Fluvir 12mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

75 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Fluvir Syrup


Uses of Fluvir Syrup

Fluvir 12mg Syrup is used in the treatment and prevention of influenza (flu)
It is also used in the treatment of H1N1 influenza (Swine flu). It would be advised by your doctor when you have symptoms of influenza (flu) or if there is influenza virus outbreak in your community.

Side effects of Fluvir Syrup


Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.


How to use Fluvir Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fluvir 12mg Syrup at a fixed time.

How Fluvir Syrup works

Fluvir 12mg syrup is a neuraminidase inhibitor. It stops the spread of influenza (flu) virus in the body and helps in fast relief from influenza (flu) symptoms like a stuffy or a runny nose, sore throat, cough, muscle or joint aches, tiredness, headache, fever, and chills.

In Depth Information on Fluvir Syrup

Expert advice for Fluvir Syrup

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Fluvir is not a vaccine. It treats infection or prevents the flu virus from spreading.
  • Fluvir will not change the effectiveness of a flu vaccine, and you might be prescribed both by your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Fluvir 12mg Syrup
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fluvir 12mg Syrup 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.
Fluvir 12mg Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Fluvir 12mg Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Fluvir 12mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fluvir 12mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Fluvir 12mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluvir 12mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on use of Fluvir 12mg Syrup in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Oseltamivir Phosphate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fluvir 12mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Oseltamivir Phosphate

Fluvir is not indicated for common cold, sinus infection, or sore throat. It is indicated for symptoms of influenza viral infection
Fluvir 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
No. Fluvir is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Fluvir may be taken with antibiotics only if prescribed by the doctor. Consult your doctor before use
Yes. Fluvir is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Fluvir is not expected to cause high blood pressure. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

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