Fluvir 30 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Fluvir Tablet
Fluvir 30 mg Tablet 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.
Fluvir Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Fluvir Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Fluvir 30 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Fluvir Tablet works
Fluvir 30 mg Tablet 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.
Fluvir Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluvir 30 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
Fluvir 30 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Fluvir 30 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fluvir 30 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fluvir 30 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Fluvir 30 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluvir 30 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Fluvir 30 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Fluvir Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Fluvir 30 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Fluvir 30 mg Tablet is not a vaccine. It treats infection or prevents the flu virus from spreading.
  • Fluvir 30 mg Tablet 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fluvir

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FAQs

Q. Can I take Fluvir for cold, sinus infection, or sore throat?
Fluvir is not indicated for common cold, sinus infection, or sore throat. It is indicated for symptoms of influenza viral infection
Q. Is Fluvir an antibiotic or a sulfa drug?
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
Q. Is Fluvir available or sold over the counter?
No. Fluvir is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Can I take Fluvir with antibiotics?
Fluvir may be taken with antibiotics only if prescribed by the doctor. Consult your doctor before use
Q. Is Fluvir safe?
Yes. Fluvir is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does Fluvir cause high blood pressure?
Fluvir is not expected to cause high blood pressure. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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