FLUVIR ORAL SUSPENSION

SKU: AH_RD_F_1568 Category:

Generic : Oseltamivir Phosphate (12mg/ml)

Treatment : Treatment Of Influenza (flu)

Pack size : 75 Ml (Syrup)

Manufacturer : Hetero Drugs Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$10.95

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Fluvir Oral Suspension 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.

Fluvir Oral Suspension 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 FLUVIR ORAL SUSPENSION

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. Fluvir Oral Suspension 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 Fluvir Oral Suspension as prescribed by the doctor to get maximum benefit.

 

HOW TO USE FLUVIR ORAL SUSPENSION

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Fluvir Oral Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW FLUVIR ORAL SUSPENSION WORKS

Fluvir Oral Suspension 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 Fluvir Oral Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fluvir Oral Suspension 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
Fluvir Oral Suspension 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
Fluvir Oral Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Fluvir Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fluvir Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Fluvir Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluvir Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Fluvir Oral Suspension 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 FLUVIR ORAL SUSPENSION?

If you miss a dose of Fluvir Oral Suspension, 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 Fluvir

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

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Q. Can I take Fluvir Oral Suspension for cold, sinus infection, or sore throat?

Fluvir Oral Suspension is not indicated for common cold, sinus infection, or sore throat. It is indicated for symptoms of influenza viral infection

Q. Is Fluvir Oral Suspension an antibiotic or a sulfa drug?

Fluvir Oral Suspension 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 Fluvir Oral Suspension available or sold over the counter?

No. Fluvir Oral Suspension is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Can I take Fluvir Oral Suspension with antibiotics?

Fluvir Oral Suspension may be taken with antibiotics only if prescribed by the doctor. Consult your doctor before use

Q. Is Fluvir Oral Suspension safe?

Yes. Fluvir Oral Suspension is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q. Does Fluvir Oral Suspension cause high blood pressure?

Fluvir Oral Suspension 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  – 75 ml

pack form  – suspension

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