ANTIFLU 75 MG CAPSULE

SKU: AH_RD_F_6294 Category:

Generic : Oseltamivir Phosphate (75mg)

Treatment : Treatment Of Influenza (flu)

Pack size : 10 (Capsule)

Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$15.35

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Antiflu 75mg Capsule is an antiviral medicine used to treat and prevent influenza (flu) as well as, swine flu (H1N1 virus). It helps to relieve the symptoms of the flu virus infection like a stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, cough, body aches, tiredness, headache, fever, and chills.

Antiflu 75mg Capsule prevents the flu virus from spreading inside the body. Influenza, commonly known as flu is an infection caused by a virus. This medicine should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor. It should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food, although taking it with food can reduce the chance of feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting).

Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medication too early may result in a relapse of the infection or failure to protect you from the flu.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase your risk of liver damage. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

 

BENEFITS OF ANTIFLU CAPSULE

In Treatment of Influenza (flu)

Influenza is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system (nose, throat and lungs). It is often called the flu. Antiflu 75mg Capsule helps to prevent the spread of the infection by restricting the movement of infection causing viruses into uninfected parts of the body from the infected ones. Take Antiflu 75mg Capsule as prescribed by the doctor to get maximum benefit.

 

HOW TO USE ANTIFLU CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Antiflu 75mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW ANTIFLU CAPSULE WORKS

Antiflu 75mg Capsule is a neuraminidase inhibitor. It inhibits neuraminidase (influenza virus enzyme) that helps the viruses to enter into uninfected cells of the body to cause or spread influenza infection in the body. This is how it works against the virus to treat influenza (flu).

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Antiflu 75mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Antiflu 75mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Antiflu 75mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Antiflu 75mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Antiflu 75mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Antiflu 75mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Antiflu 75mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Antiflu 75mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Antiflu 75mg Capsule in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

 

Interaction with drugs

  • METHOTREXATE
  • WARFARIN

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ANTIFLU CAPSULE?

If you miss a dose of Antiflu 75mg Capsule, 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.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Antiflu

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

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Q. Can I take Antiflu 75mg Capsule for cold, sinus infection, or sore throat?

Antiflu 75mg Capsule is not indicated for common cold, sinus infection, or sore throat. It is indicated for symptoms of influenza viral infection

Q. Is Antiflu 75mg Capsule an antibiotic or a sulfa drug?

Antiflu 75mg Capsule 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 Antiflu 75mg Capsule available or sold over the counter?

No. Antiflu 75mg Capsule is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Can I take Antiflu 75mg Capsule with antibiotics?

Antiflu 75mg Capsule may be taken with antibiotics only if prescribed by the doctor. Consult your doctor before use

Q. Is Antiflu 75mg Capsule safe?

Yes. Antiflu 75mg Capsule is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q. Does Antiflu 75mg Capsule cause high blood pressure?

Antiflu 75mg Capsule is not expected to cause high blood pressure. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – capsule

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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