Active ingredients: oseltamivir
What it is used for
Oseltamivir is indicated for the treatment of infections due to influenza A and B viruses in adults and children including full-term neonates. Treatment should commence as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours after the onset of the initial symptoms of infection.,Oseltamivir is indicated for the prevention of influenza in adults and children aged 1 year and older. Vaccination is the preferred method of routine prophylaxis against infection with influenza virus.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
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- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Size '2' Hard gelatin capsules with light yellow cap imprinted with '75 mg' in blue ink and grey opaque body imprinted with 'LU' in blue ink containing white to off white granular powder.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient oseltamivir
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems