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Use of a Patient Group Direction to supply or administer oral oseltamivir to care home residents

8 September 2020The below summaries when and how a PGD may be legally used to supply and/or administer oral oseltamivir to care home residents.

Oseltamivir or zanamivir – can they be used in breastfeeding mothers for the treatment or prophylaxis of influenza?

7 August 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the available evidence for oseltamivir and zanamivir when used in breastfeeding mothers for the treatment or prophylaxis of influenza. In…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

TamifluRoche Products Ltd

Roche Products Ltd
Tamiflu
Capsules 30mg, 45mg, 75mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from light
Protect from light.
4 August 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Yes
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Limited published evidence of safety indicates small amounts in breast milk
Monitor infant for vomiting and diarrhoea
Used in full-term neonates from birth
If an infant being breastfed by a mother receiving oseltamivir needs direct treatment or chemoprophylaxis, the recommended dose for infants should still be given
12 October 2020
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