“Raising Questions about Tamiflu”

Tamiflu offered some benefit to adults and children but also some risks

(dailyRx News) It’s important to have as much information as possible to properly weigh the risks and benefits of medication. Sometimes it’s difficult to get all that data, as has been the case with Tamiflu.

A recent review of the evidence for the medication oseltamivir (Tamiflu) included updated information provided by the medication’s manufacturer.

Oseltamivir is a medication used to treat symptoms of influenza or to prevent people from developing flu symptoms if they’ve been exposed to the virus.

However, until this year, not all the data from the clinical trials had been available to determine how effective the medication was.

The research review showed that oseltamivir did reduce the time individuals experienced flu symptoms, and can cause nausea and vomiting as well.

Read more from RxWiki HERE.

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