Oseltamivir
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Oseltamivir?

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• This medicine is used to prevent or treat the flu.

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat H1N1 ("swine flu").

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine is not to be taken in place of the flu shot. If healthcare provider has recommended the flu shot, you need to get it.

• This medicine does not treat the common cold.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise...

 
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