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Tamiflu Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is oseltamivir (Tamiflu)?
- What are the possible side effects of oseltamivir (Tamiflu)?
- What is the most important information I should know about oseltamivir (Tamiflu)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using oseltamivir (Tamiflu)?
- How should I take oseltamivir (Tamiflu)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Tamiflu)?
- What happens if I overdose (Tamiflu)?
- What should I avoid while taking oseltamivir (Tamiflu)?
- What other drugs will affect oseltamivir (Tamiflu)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Tamiflu)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if your next dose is less than 2 hours away. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Tamiflu)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea and vomiting.
What should I avoid while taking oseltamivir (Tamiflu)?
Do not use a nasal flu vaccine (FluMist) within 48 hours after taking oseltamivir. Oseltamivir may interfere with the drug action of FluMist, making the vaccine less effective. Follow your doctor's instructions.
What other drugs will affect oseltamivir (Tamiflu)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with oseltamivir. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about oseltamivir.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Tamiflu Information
- Tamiflu Drug Interactions Center: oseltamivir oral
- Tamiflu Side Effects Center
- Tamiflu Overview including Precautions
- Tamiflu FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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