Tamiflu特敏福

Tamiflu

oseltamivir

Manufacturer:

Roche

Distributor:

Firma Chun Cheong
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DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Oseltamivir phosphate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of uncomplicated acute illness due to flu infection in patients ≥1 yr who have been symptomatic for no >2 days. Treatment of infant <12 mth during a pandemic influenza outbreak. Prophylaxis of flu in patients ≥1 yr.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn ≥13 yr 75 mg bd. Childn ≥1 yr, >40 kg 75 mg bd, >23-40 kg 60 mg bd, >15-23 kg 45 mg bd, ≤15 kg 30 mg bd. Prophylaxis Adult & childn ≥13 yr 75 mg once daily. Max: 6 wk. Childn ≥1 yr, >40 kg 75 mg once daily, 23-40 kg 60 mg once daily, 15-23 kg 45 mg once daily, ≤15 kg 30 mg once daily. Duration: Treatment: 5 days. Prophylaxis: 10 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort. Cap: May be opened & mixed w/ sweetened food products (eg, chocolate syr/condensed milk/apple sauce/yogurt). Swallow mixt immediately after prep.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Not as substitute for influenza vaccination. Severe renal insufficiency. Closely monitor childn & adolescents for signs of behavioural changes. Hereditary fructose intolerance. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J05AH02 - oseltamivir ; Belongs to the class of neuraminidase inhibitors. Used in the systemic treatment of viral infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Tamiflu cap 30 mg
Packing/Price
10's
Form
Tamiflu cap 45 mg
Packing/Price
10's
Form
Tamiflu powd for oral susp 6 mg/mL
Packing/Price
65 mL x 1's
Form
Tamiflu cap 75 mg
Packing/Price
10's
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